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UBC student wins competition after developing anxiety-tracking device for those with autism
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UBC student wins competition after developing anxiety-tracking device for those with autism

West Mall, BC - A UBC student has won a recent Global Impact competition for developing an anxiety-tracking device for those with autism spectrum disorder. Andrea Palmer, a mechanical engineering student, created Reveal in hopes of aiding both individuals wit...
Ability Online – safe online community for children and young adults with autism
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Ability Online – safe online community for children and young adults with autism

Ability Online - is a free, safe and fully monitored online community for children and young adults living with disability or long-term illness. They offer a variety of supports for parents, children, young people and educators. The Mission statement taken ...
Autism Village – free app that helps families affected by autism –  w/video
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Autism Village – free app that helps families affected by autism – w/video

Autism Village - is a free 'tripadvisor®' app, that has been designed with the aim of helping families who are affected by autism. The app allows the user to identify autism friendly businesses, organizations, and services with the added benefit of being able ...
New technologies for autism
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New technologies for autism

Using technology is not a new concept for many autistic children. Apps on smart phones, voice recognition software, books on tape, and special pencil grips are all used widely today by autistic children and adults. Now there are several new developments in bot...