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Posts for 5-10-21, technology innovations, resources
Phone app can identify autism symptoms in toddlers – from Duke U., study of almost 1K toddlers, using an app that assesses eye gaze patterns while watching short movies, assesses whether the toddler looked more at humans or objects. From: NeuroscienceNews.com
A psychologist and parenting expert (and parent of 3) provides tips for using tech gadgets as resources for help with parenting stresses. “Dr. Becky” has over 500K followers on her Instagram posts. Tips include creative use of a voice-recording button to record a soothing message that young children can play to themselves at bedtime, using a timer for things like video games, and a toy stoplight clock to help kids learn to wait until it is time to get up in the morning. From: WSJ.com