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The Future of Screening and Diagnosing Autism

Posted by National Autism Network , in Technology, Research and Autism, Autism Treatments 23 November 2015 · 1,507 views
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The Future of Screening and Diagnosing Autism From the time parents recognize the signs of autism, search for a qualified provider, follow through with an appointment, and undergo a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, obtaining an autism diagnosis can be an extensive process that can take several months, in some cases years.  1  This is tragic when you consider the importance early intervention play...


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Not Just Another Social Network- For Parents of Children on the Autism Spectrum

Posted by National Autism Network , in Strategies for Parents, Technology 15 June 2015 · 1,139 views
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Not Just Another Social Network- For Parents of Children on the Autism Spectrum National Autism Network offers an abundance of unique features and resources, the most prominent of which is our HIPAA-Secure Social Network. You may have seen us mention the social network on Facebook or within our weekly newsletter or maybe even seen a link to a video on it, and thought to yourself-- 'Great, another social network'.  We are bomb...


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Bridging the Gap- Technological Innovations Within the Autism Community

Posted by National Autism Network , in Technology 23 February 2015 · 1,769 views
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Bridging the Gap- Technological Innovations Within the Autism Community The heterogeneous nature of autism has spawned a number of unique areas of research.   Advancements in technology lead to new research discoveries that in turn lead to the development of greater autism tools and treatments. Our ability to peer into the brains of animals or to monitor movements beneath the skin’s surface with advanced sensors are just a fe...


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Back to School Apps for Kids of All Ages

Posted by National Autism Network , in Strategies for Parents, Technology 08 August 2014 · 2,245 views
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Back to School Apps for Kids of All Ages With a new school year right around the corner, we thought it would be advantageous to discuss some highly-touted apps that will assist your loved one as they tackle another year of school. Smart tablets are not designed simply to play games, watch videos, or to create graphs and store data. Smart tablets have been praised for their ability to assist indi...


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Autism Providers- Using Technology to Streamline Your Business

Posted by National Autism Network , in Provider Specific, Technology 07 March 2014 · 2,802 views
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Autism Providers- Using Technology to Streamline Your Business There is no shortage of technology being developed to help professionals and businesses become more efficient.  The challenge is not only deciphering which business processes to transition using new technologies and their practical application, but which apps/ software/ services are the best to meet your needs.  The good news is that these mediums have ma...


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10 Highly Rated Apps for Adolescents and Adults with Autism

Posted by National Autism Network , in Technology, Autism Treatments 21 February 2014 · 9,818 views
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10 Highly Rated Apps for Adolescents and Adults with Autism Past National Autism Network articles , which have focused on apps, have provided our readers with highly rated apps for children with autism  and apps related to Applied Behavior Analysis . After receiving a number of inquiries, we have decided to highlight apps for an often overlooked population: teenagers and adults with autism spectrum disorders. The...


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10 Highly Rated Apps for Children with Autism

Posted by National Autism Network , in Strategies for Parents, Technology 26 December 2013 · 2,855 views
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10 Highly Rated Apps for Children with Autism There is no denying the powerful impact assistive technology can have for children on the autism spectrum. A particularly popular and revolutionary piece of assistive technology exists in the form of smart tablet devices. These innovative machines assist children on the autism spectrum with speech, promote social engagement and communication, and help par...


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Will Emerging Technologies Play a Role in Autism Treatment?

Posted by National Autism Network , in Technology 12 December 2013 · 2,536 views
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Will Emerging Technologies Play a Role in Autism Treatment? There are a number of new technologies being utilized by researchers to learn about individuals on the autism spectrum and to investigate ways to provide treatment. The technologies utilized may not necessarily have been originally designed to help individuals with autism, but their applications are no less significant when it comes to learning about and...


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Electronic Medical Records: Is my business required to use them?

Posted by National Autism Network , in Provider Specific, Technology, Autism Treatments 06 September 2013 · 1,671 views
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Electronic Medical Records: Is my business required to use them? One of the goals of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009, commonly referred to as the Stimulus Bill, is to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of our nation’s health care system. Included within this legislation is...


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Highest Rated ABA Apps for Therapists and Parents

Posted by National Autism Network , in Technology, Autism Treatments 11 June 2013 · 10,154 views
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Highest Rated ABA Apps for Therapists and Parents Children with autism may experience difficulties communicating, speaking, and socializing as a result of their disorder. Fortunately, the advent of smart technology and its applications have helped many children, parents, and therapists work to overcome these difficulties in a way that was not possible even ten years ago.  We...