WPEC CBS 12 in West Palm Beach, Fla., took a look at the use of iPads by people with autism as educational tools. The story includes an interview with Malcolm Harris-Gowdie, 24, of Port St. Lucie, who received an iPad from Autism Speaks in December of last year.
BOSTON, MA, (December 17, 2013) – This week Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, distributed sixteen iPads to organizations serving the needs of adults on the autism spectrum in Connecticut, Maine, and Massachusetts. Thanks to a generous donation from the Celegene Corporation, the New England Chapter of Autism Speaks distributed total of 19 iPads to organizations dedicated to autistic adults.
The post below is offered by Drs. Connie Kasari and Ann Kaiser along with team members, Drs. Charlotte Mucchetti, Stephanie Shire from UCLA and Dr. Courtney Wright from Vanderbilt University.
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.
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