As Cases Surge, a Professor's Son Leads Him to Autism Research

U. of Kentucky

Sen-Ching Cheung (left, with a doctoral student) used his work on a video-surveillance project for the Department of Homeland Security to come up with a way of improving video self-modeling, a teaching method for autistic people.
April 29, 2012 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Sen-Ching Cheung, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Kentucky, never expected to become an autism expert.

But Mr. Cheung, the father of a 5-year-old boy with autism­, has seen his...

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