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iPads Can Help Children Learn Spoken Language: FAQ & Tips from Experts

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.

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Maximizing the Effectiveness of the iPad for People with Autism

iPads can be a great tool for individuals with autism of all ages. The following suggestions on how to use your iPad are written by Lauren Elder, PhD, clinical psychologist and Asst. Director of ... More...

Google Glass Shows Promise Improving Lives of People with Autism

Researchers are looking for ways to use Google Glass to improve the capabilities of individuals with disabilities, including autism, according to USA To... More...

Google Glass app being designed to read emotions

A reporter shares his experiences visiting Sension, a company based in the Menlo Park offices of Highland Capital for the summer. Sension is among a handful of businesses making strides in emotion-recognition technology. The tools can analyze faci... More...

Technology that Uses Disney and Pixar to Educate Kids with Autism

Animated Language Learning, an Ireland-based company, is developing technology that uses Disney and Pixar movies to help educate children with autism and other language learning disorders.

Edna Dodd, founder and CEO of Animated Language Lea... More...

Dad creates app to tackle autism

 

Ian Jones, who started designing computer games when he was fifteen years old, has now launched a pioneering reading application for Apple’s popular iPad that aims to help parents and teachers of autistic or dyslexic children o... More...

Autism Speaks and Twilio Team Up for Hacking Autism

Dozens of developers, designers and digital innovators came together at the Hacki... More...

Developers dive in to create a wealth of autism apps

For individuals with autism some new technologies are inhancing their lives through improving communication and enhancing the ability to learn.  For these reasons, parents, therapists, and developers have come together at hackathons to c... More...

Autism Speaks and AT&T Launch Hackathon

Autism Speaks and AT&T are hosting an app idea submission contest to crowdsource the most empowering and helpful app ideas for the autism community. We know that technology offers important and exciting ways to unlock and enable the untapped p... More...

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