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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...
BOLO database helps police locate and assist those with disabilities – with video
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BOLO database helps police locate and assist those with disabilities – with video

Delhi Township, OH - A new database system designed to help officers locate and provide assistance to individuals in the community who have special needs is currently being utilized in the Tri-State area. The Bring Our Loved Ones Home (BOLO) system was init...
Glus, the socially assistive robot that can help children with developmental delays and autism
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Glus, the socially assistive robot that can help children with developmental delays and autism

We recently read an article on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus website,  about how staff at ATP Assistive Technology Partners helped a mother to design a toy for her six-year-old son, Jadyn, who has a rare developmental birth defect. ATP'...
Empatica develops Embrace, a wearable device for individuals with autism
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Empatica develops Embrace, a wearable device for individuals with autism

Cambridge, Mass. --- Empatica, a company based both in Massachusetts and Milan, is crowdfunding for a wearable device it developed, which can track physiological stress, sleep and physical activities, as well as emotional arousal--- and is able to detect seizu...
Look At Me – My view is that we do not need this app for children with Autism
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Look At Me – My view is that we do not need this app for children with Autism

Back in December, Samsung launched ‘Look at Me’ the interactive camera app for children with autism. More can be read on their website here. We also covered this story, and again this can be read here. The Samsung website states: “[The Look at Me Project i...