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Autism Tag Archive

Embodying autism on the small screen. Part 1: Sheldon Cooper

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Film editor Joe Holloran examines the ways in which Autism Spectrum Disorder is portrayed on the small screen....

Word of the Week – Autism

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Emma Monaghan discusses the science section's word of the week: autism. ...

Mirror Image: Please Stand By (2017)

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Harriet Shaw examines the Dakota Fanning flick Please Stand By and the representation of autism in cinema....

Breakthrough in virtual reality technology for autism phobias

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Specialists at Newcastle University have developed a ‘Blue Room’ virtual reality space and have used it for the successful reduction of phobias in people with Autism. The room...

Toxoplasma And Mental Health

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Is there a potential link between a number of debilitating mental health disorders and a seemingly innocuous parasite? ...

Blue Room provides treatment to kids with autism

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Newcastle University is now providing treatment to Autistic children with anxiety and phobias using immersive Virtual Reality technology. The invention uses Third Eye’s unique...