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For autistic students, social skills from a handheld device

By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / April 23, 2006

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(Clarification: A story in last Sunday's Globe South about autistic students using personal digital assistants to aid social development (''For autistic students, social skills from a handheld device") overstated one of the goals of the project. Researcher Ron Calvanio said he hopes the program can help improve social skills and improve brain development, not ''fix" the disorder itself.) (Full article: 1271 words)

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