Circle of Friends Makes Friendships Easier

In middle school, making friends can be difficult, but an activity known as Circle of Friends makes friendships easier. At La Vista Middle School in Nebraska, the Circle of Friends is a group of peers who work with certain students who are challenged when it comes to...

Robots Help Autistic Students With Social Skills

Across South Carolina, robots help autistic students with social skills in an attempt to reach children who often do not interact with other people. 21 Robots4Autism, made by the Dallas-based educational technology company RoboKind will be in South Carolina classrooms...

Major Funding for Autism Research

The National Institutes of Health distributed major funding for autism research to universities across the country that are conducting research to increase knowledge and understanding of how autism develops and interventions. Nine grants totaling nearly $100 million...