Pet Age

New Scientific Study: Dogs Improve Social Skills for Children with Autism
Pet Age
The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) and Green Chimneys announced the publication of a study exploring the effectiveness of an animal-assisted social skills intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Research was ...



Scientific American

Virtual Reality May Reveal New Clues About Autism Social Difficulties
Scientific American
Joint attention is important in the development of language and social skills, and a delay in its development is one of the most reliable early signs of autism. One approach used in a number of studies has been to measure brain responses while ...



Economic Times

Social skills may protect you from losing job to a robot
Economic Times
The findings, published in the European Journal of Personality, showed that a solution could be to find effective interventions to increase some personality traits -- doing well in social interactions, for example, or being industrious -- or interest ...

and more »


Cosmopolitan.com

How Your Dad's Age Might Help Explain Your Social Life
Cosmopolitan.com
If you've always felt approximately two steps behind in the social skills department, it could be because of your dad: New research recently published in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry suggests your social skills ...
Paternal age at conception may affect social skills of children, study suggestsNews-Medical.net
Paternal age at conception could affect child's social skillsTen Eyewitness News
Is It Better To Be A Young Or Old Dad? Father's Age At Conception May Affect Children's Social SkillsMedical Daily
UPI.com -PsychCentral.com -The Indian Express
all 15 news articles »


KHOU

Living with Autism: Vocational program uses technology to develop social skills
KHOU
Autistic adults struggle to find their place in the corporate and working world,that's if they make it through college or a secondary education program. One Houston program is offering high tech hope for a promising future. It's called NonPareil , and ...

and more »


The Standard

Social skills will help you beat online dangers
The Standard
Last week a young man committed suicide following his participation in a computer game. It was a tragic story indeed. We are becoming an increasingly wired society and a lot of our activities are moving online. Children who used to play in the yard are ...



Alabama's News Leader

Autistic kickball league sharpens social skills
Alabama's News Leader
ABC 33/40 NEWS was able to join a kickball game held by the HANDS program. These games are not just about sharpening, their athletic abilities. By playing these games, it allows people with Autism to build social skills using the fun environment ...

and more »


WSIL TV

Special needs students learn social skills at fishing expedition - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois
WSIL TV
CARBONDALE -- Thousands of people with special needs gathered at Bleyer Park Wednesday for a day of catch and release. The 32nd annual Fishing Expedition for Special Populations aims to get those with special needs outdoors and even pick an every ...

and more »


Spectrum

Rare form of autism shows unique pattern of regression
Spectrum
About 20 percent of children with autism lose social and language skills, according to a 2016 study. The study is the first to examine the prevalence of regression in individuals with Phelan-McDermid syndrome. The condition was first described in 2001 ...



Medical Xpress

Improving social skills in kids with autism
Medical Xpress
One study examines a combination treatment of oxytocin nasal spray with researcher-led group play activities designed to teach social skills. Members of this group of four or five children, which meets for 12 weekly sessions at the AARTS Center, will ...


Google News