A New York Times article written by Judith Newman about the relationship between her 13-year-old son with autism, Gus and Apple's iPhone digital assistant Siri.
(October 17, 2014) -- A tech startup called SPEAK MODalities received top honors at the 2014 International GAIN-TEN Business Pitch Challenge this week for commercializing an iPad app that helps children who are nonverbal communicate.
(October 15, 2014) - At Capital Health Medical Center in Hopewell Township, N.J., they understand just how traumatic a trip to the ER can be for an individual with autism. Staff has undergone months of training to learn how to make the hospital atmosphere a more welcoming and sensory-friendly place for patients on the spectrum.
The hospital’s pediatric department is the first to become autism-friendly then the plan is to expand it to its adult emergency department. A parent focus group was also brought in to refine the program.
(October 14, 2014) - A film that began as a senior thesis by two Ringling College students has been featured in the New York Times and just won the grand prize in the 2014 Adobe Design Achievement Awards.
(October 14, 2014) -- Autism Speaks is excited to partner with DoSomething.org on a campaign to reduce the in-school bullying that has become far too common in the autism community. DoSomething.org is one of the largest organizations for young people and social change. Their 2.9 million members tackle campaigns that impact every cause, from poverty to violence to the environment.