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Engineering and Autism 2012

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New technologies may aid early detection of autism

by  /  8 October 2012
Emerging technologies and software may help assess the subtle behaviors, such as gaze or social gestures, that go awry in children with autism, researchers said at the Engineering and Autism conference earlier this month.
EA 2012

Automated analyses may improve study of social deficits

by  /  5 October 2012
Sophisticated eye-tracking tools and other technologies are making it easier to record and analyze social interactions, and may help researchers study social deficits in children with autism. Researchers debuted some of these tools 28 September at the Engineering and Autism conference in Los Angeles.