Autism Tag Archive

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


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

Word of the Week – Autism


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

Mirror Image: Please Stand By (2017)


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


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


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


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...