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UM Psychology and Engineering Professors' Collaboration Uses Technology for Autism Screening

09.11.2019

While doctors agree that children can be diagnosed with autism as early as age two, the average age of diagnosis is about 4 years old. This glaring disparity prompted University of Miami psychology professors Lynn Perry and Daniel Messinger to team up with electrical and computer engineering professor Mei-Ling Shyu, physics associate professor Chaoming Song, psychology assistant professor Sierra Bainter and professor Michael Alessandri, to create a more effective way to detect autism symptoms using technology.