Using Tech to Treat Autism

Using Tech to Treat Autism

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 854 , Segment 3

Episode: What Conservatives Want From Trump's Europe Trip, eSports, Tech to Treat Autism

  • Jul 12, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 12:15 mins

Guest: Alacia Stainbrook, PhD, TRIAD Early Intervention Program Coordinator, Assistant in Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Ideally, a child with autism disorder would get a diagnosis by age 2. In reality, most kids are diagnosed after four years of age. That’s especially true in communities far away from a university or clinic with autism expertise. So Vanderbilt University’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders is deploying a small army of robots to help families in rural Tennessee get treatment.

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