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Researchers are working on autism technology — a wearable monitor that predicts aggression

    (would get a lot of alerts for PDA... X_X)
  • jain
    Posts: 19
    mmmm ... not sure about this; rising cortisol in the brain for different reasons will raise the sensory functions and not necessarily result in aggression - when lying for example and trying to disguise it ... butterflies in stomach when anxious generally a bit like taking exams etc.

    risk also is that people isolate the autistic child and could lead to bullying from peers, and also fear of themselves?
  • Agree it can't be a one-size-fits all, but I guess where there is a history of aggression it alerts the caregiver to a potential explosion and allows them to put in diffusing measures, even if that's a brief time-out from the triggering situation, which could be under a pretext. Let's see how expensive it will end up being anyway, most people probably won't be able to afford one!

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