Build a lesson around any TED-Ed Original, TED Talk or YouTube video
Create a Lesson

A new way to diagnose autism - Ami Klin

  • 33,176
    Views

  • 699
    Questions Answered


Let’s Begin…

Early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder can improve the lives of everyone affected, but the complex network of causes make it incredibly difficult to predict. At TEDxPeachtree, Ami Klin describes a new early detection method that uses eye-tracking technologies to gauge babies' social engagement skills and reliably measure their risk of developing autism. (Filmed at TEDxPeachTree.)

Create and share a new lesson based on this one.

About TED Talk Lessons

TED Talk Lessons are created by TED-Ed using phenomenal TED Talks. Do you have an idea for a lesson? Create it now using any video from YouTube »

Meet The Creators

  • Speaker Ami Klin

Share

Additional Resources for you to Explore
What is autism? Researches attribute autism to genetics and environmental factors, but autism has no single, known cause.Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, gives us a firsthand account about how her mind works in the TED Talk, The world needs all kinds of minds.Ami Klin is an award-winning autism spectrum disorder researcher, most notably involved with advances in early diagnosis of autism. In this interview, he describes his research on high-risk siblings and eye-tracking. Ami Klin gives a lecture at Yale about autism’s impact on foundational social adaptive skills.We now know that autism can be diagnosed much earlier than previously thought. What effect can early treatment have?Here are some more autism resources.
Teded square logo
TED-Ed
Lesson Creator
New York, NY
What is the goal of early diagnosis of autism according to him, and how can early diagnosis help in achieving it?
05/01/2013 • 
 1 Response
 / 1 Updates

Customize This Lesson

Create and share a new lesson based on this one.

About TED Talk Lessons

TED Talk Lessons are created by TED-Ed using phenomenal TED Talks. Do you have an idea for a lesson? Create it now using any video from YouTube »

Meet The Creators

  • Speaker Ami Klin

Share

Log In to Take or Create a Lesson

Log In to participate

Please Log In or Register to Apply

Please Log in to Access Leader Resources

If you have already logged into ted.com click Log In to verify your authentication. Click Register if you need to create a free TED-Ed account.
Log In    Register

Enter your name

Your name and responses will be shared with TED Ed.

To track your work across TED-Ed over time, Register or Login instead.