Articles by Jamie Menhall

Jamie Menhall is a 10th grade student at Boston University Academy. He recently completed an internship at the Stepping Stones Center for Autism Treatment in Dubai, for which he completed 40 hours of Applied Behavior Analysis training in autism spectrum disorders, and worked with young autistic children. In addition to his involvement with autism therapy and research, Jamie is an expert skier, accomplished piano player, and karate practitioner. He is also an avid football follower.

Emerging Technologies and the Frontiers of Autism Research

March 26, 2018

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Emerging Technologies and the Frontiers of Autism Research

Introduction Many parents these days are worried about their children’s use of digital media. One of the most common concerns is that using tablets and smartphones to communicate with others will result in loss of social skills. Paradoxically, digital media may be used effectively to support learning social skills in children with autism spectrum disorder […]

My Experience Helping Children With Autism: A Story Of Hope

April 12, 2017

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My Experience Helping Children With Autism: A Story Of Hope

This blog post is part of a series entitled Real Lives, Real Stories: Personal Experiences With Mental Illness. Note: The following person’s account of his/her personal experience has been published with his/her consent to support the mission of The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, and let others in similar situations not feel so alone. […]