The Adventure of Writing Curriculum for a Robot

Written By Michelle McFarlin Milo the robot is inherently fascinating to kids: he looks like a kid, he talks, he makes a wide range of facial expressions, and he even dances. But what gives Milo the potential to change the lives of students with autism spectrum…

What Autistic Students Can Learn from Robots

By Fred Margolin In Endrew v. Douglas County, a case decided this March by the United States Supreme Court, the justices found that school districts must give students with disabilities the chance to make meaningful, “appropriately ambitious” progress. With new…

Understanding Autism Through My Son’s Eyes

By Richard Brooke   My wife and I were very lucky to adopt four amazing children from China, each about 18 months apart from each other in age, and each special in their own way. But our youngest son, Brogan, brought an entirely different challenge to the table….

Finding an Ambassador from their World to Ours

One father shares his story of how he helped his autistic son connect with the world, and how it inspired him to help others like him. By Jack Howarth   One in 68 kids in the United States has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and my son…