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A novel technological approach towards the early diagnosis of neurodevelopmental disorders.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19163809     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this work, a novel technological approach to the early diagnosis of neuro-developmental disorders is presented. Disorders such as Autism are typically diagnosed after language development, i.e. after the 2-3 years of age. In this paper, three different typologies of instruments are presented which are designed to assess infants behavior in different perceptual and motor domains. The first is an instrumented toy embedding kinematic and force sensors for studying grasping and manipulation in infants as young as 6 months old. The second is a wearable device for sensing the kinematics of the upper and lower limbs of infants, designed to assess spontaneous movements in premature babies. The third is a multimodal audio-visuo-vestibular cap which was designed to assess infants orienting behaviors in social situations in response to audio and visual stimuli.
D Campolo; F Taffoni; G Schiavone; C Laschi; F Keller; E Guglielmelli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference     Volume:  2008     ISSN:  1557-170X     ISO Abbreviation:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-02-16     Completed Date:  2009-05-12     Revised Date:  2014-08-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101243413     Medline TA:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  4875-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity / diagnosis*
Biotechnology / instrumentation*
Diagnosis, Computer-Assisted / instrumentation*,  methods
Equipment Design
Equipment Failure Analysis
Monitoring, Ambulatory / instrumentation*
Reproducibility of Results
Sensitivity and Specificity

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