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Can iPads Detect Signs of Autism?

September 14, 2016

Tracking children's movement patterns while they play iPad games may be enough to identify which kids have autism, researchers say. Youngsters on the spectrum display measurably different movements when using tablets or smartphones, according to new findings published in the journal Scientific Reports. By analyzing the motor patterns of those with autism compared to typically-developing controls, researchers were able to distinguish the two groups with 93 percent accuracy. Read More

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