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Hacking Autism

Please join Autism Speaks for a webinar hosted by Kate Grandbois, MS, CCC-SLP, to learn about the different technologies that can help people with autism and how to request a Technology Assessment.

Below are some of the questions Kate plans to cover during her presentation:

—What is Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC), and who benefits from AAC?

—What is the ultimate goal for AAC users?

—How will using AAC have an impact on other areas of development?

Date: 
Wed, 2012-11-14 19:00
End Date: 
Wed, 2012-11-14 08:30
Event URL: 
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We have heard a great deal of stories from families about the many benefits that individuals with autism have experienced through the use of technology.

Technology Central is designed to provide the autism community with the latest information, tools, and resources so that everyone can benefit from the great strides being made in the world of technology!

Microsoft, Twitter, Google, AOL, Barnes & Noble, and Others Help Celebrate Global Light It Up Blue Campaign and World Autism Awareness Day with New Resources, Tools

Autism Speaks nnounced a series of digital, mobile and technology initiatives involving a range of corporate and philanthropic partners

March 28, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (March 28, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced a series of digital, mobile and technology initiatives involving a range of corporate and philanthropic partners that will take place throughout Autism Awareness Month in April as part of its global Light It Up Blue awareness campaign. 

Autism Speaks and Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation Selected Apps from Crowd-sourced, Community-Generated Ideas with help from HP

Autism Speaks and the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism today announced technology applications (“apps”) to be developed to benefit

September 17, 2011

New York, N.Y. (September 17, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, and the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism today announced technology applications (“apps”) to be developed to benefit people with autism as part of the “Hacking Autism” initiative.

 

On September 13, the second Hacking Autism LIVE Chat was held, where members of the Advisory Board discussed ideas submitted by the community.
 
The Hackathon event will bring together Hacking Autism’s Advisory board, experts in Autism, technologist and people on the spectrum. This catalyst event takes the ideas submitted to the Hacking Autism website to a multidisciplinary group to actually create applications for people to use free of charge.
 

On September 6, the first Hacking Autism LIVE Chat was held, where members of the Advisory Board discussed ideas submitted by the community.
 
The Hackathon event will bring together Hacking Autism’s Advisory board, experts in Autism, technologist and people on the spectrum. This catalyst event takes the ideas submitted to the Hacking Autism website to a multidisciplinary group to actually create applications for people to use free of charge.
 

On Tuesday September 6, there will be a LIVE Chat with the community and the  members of the Hacking Autism Advisory Board to discuss YOUR ideas! We want to know what you think and to collaborate with you on refining and selecting the best ideas!
 
You will be able to join here!