Classroom use of handheld touch devices benefits children with autism

08/1/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

The use of handheld touch devices, namely Apple's iPod Touch and iPad, in classrooms was associated with mild to substantial improvements in the communication skills of children with autism spectrum disorder, a study showed. These children's levels of motivation, attention spans and social interaction increased after using the technologies, researchers reported at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association.

View Full Article in:

PhysiciansBriefing.com

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director of Actuarial Services, Government Programs
PacificSource
OR
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Counsel I – Clinical Contracts
Gilead Sciences
Foster City, CA
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC
Vice President, Idaho Regional Director
PacificSource
Boise, ID