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The Emerging World Of Tech That Helps Treat Autism

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The Emerging World Of Tech That Helps Treat Autism
From facilitating social connections to communication skills, social media and tech's perceived weaknesses can be a strength for people with autism.
SHOW TRANSCRIPT

For all of the criticism social media or other emerging technologies get — impersonal, distracting, contributes to social awkwardness, etc. — the tech world is often uniquely positioned to help people with autism.

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