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How engaging autistic people in designing wearable tech can change their life

Poor usability is a longstanding problem for autistic users of wearable technology because developers lack of awareness of their needs.
Autistic participants agreed technological designs should promote independence, rather than try to mask autism.(Representative image/ REUTERS)
Autistic participants agreed technological designs should promote independence, rather than try to mask autism.(Representative image/ REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 08, 2022 01:26 PM IST
PTI |

Identifying facial emotion expressions may alter how we view autism: Research

But autistic adults are only slightly less accurate at reading people's facial emotions compared to their non-autistic peers, according to new Australian research.
Identifying facial emotion expressions may alter how we view autism: Research(Unsplash)
Identifying facial emotion expressions may alter how we view autism: Research(Unsplash)
Published on Aug 07, 2022 09:21 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das, Washington

Role of single gene linked to epilepsy, autism identified: Study

Researchers say the gene, DDX3X, forms a cellular machine called a helicase, whose job is to split open the hairpins and cul-de-sacs of RNA so that its code can be read by the protein-making machinery of the cell.
Role of single gene linked to epilepsy, autism identified: Study(ANI)
Role of single gene linked to epilepsy, autism identified: Study(ANI)
Published on Jun 29, 2022 01:55 PM IST
ANI |

Little boy covers autistic best friend's ears in this heartwarming video. Watch

  • This video that was shared on Instagram shows how a little boy covers his autistic best friend's ears because he wants him to feel safe from loud sounds that disturb him.
The little boy covers his autistic best friend’s ears in this video. (Instagram/@kimcasv)
The little boy covers his autistic best friend’s ears in this video. (Instagram/@kimcasv)
Published on Jun 09, 2022 02:21 PM IST
BySohini Sengupta

Bride wanted cute nephew in her wedding photoshoot. Watch how it went

  • This video shows a bride who wished to have her nephew who has autism during her sangeet ceremony photoshoot.
The bride with her sister and nephew with autism, in her wedding photoshoot. (Instagram/@houseofthapas)
The bride with her sister and nephew with autism, in her wedding photoshoot. (Instagram/@houseofthapas)
Published on May 25, 2022 06:17 PM IST
BySohini Sengupta
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