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AUTISM ROBOT

Arlington Developers Hope Their Robot Helps Autistic Kids

With autism now at what some experts call “epidemic” levels, some North Texas entrepreneurs say technology is the key to making treatment more affordable and therefore available to more families.

04/26/2012

A 4-year-old autistic boy undergoing intensive therapy. (credit: Getty Images/David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Autistic Child’s Mother Discusses Challenges

The Centers for Disease Control now estimates that one in 88 children in the US have autism. Fifteen-year-old Michael Susens is one of them, diagnosed when he was just two years old.

04/02/2012

A 4-year-old autistic boy undergoing intensive therapy. (credit: Getty Images/David Silverman/Newsmakers)

STUDY: Sibling Of A Child With Autism More Likely To Be Diagnosed

Six-year-old Andy Barrow loves to read, but his older brother Alex would rather play. One thing the two brothers from Cleburne have in common, however, is autism.

08/15/2011

A 4-year-old autistic boy undergoing intensive therapy. (credit: Getty Images/David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Plano Gym Development Aims To Help Children With Autism

Tom Hise said he doesn’t know if his son will ever be able to verbalize his thoughts, but 10-year-old Robert is active and energetic about his time spent at a Plano gym development for children with autism.

CBSDFW.COM–05/06/2011

A 4-year-old autistic boy undergoing intensive therapy. (credit: Getty Images/David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Building A Village To Support Autism

Dan and Susan Burns worry about where their son will live and learn after they are gone. 23-year-old Benjamin Burns was diagnosed with Autism when he was three.

04/28/2011