iPad Apps Improve Classroom Experience

iPad apps are positively changing how children socialize, learn, and communicate in the classroom. At Rawlson Road Middle School, in Rock Hill South Carolina, teacher Stacy Hunter’s middle school class learns about positively relating to others – in this case, tolerance of other students’ intolerance with them.  Hunter’s students used their iPads, in a collaborative […]

System Helps Adults with Autism Learn to Cook

It is a known fact that people with autism learn differently.  This can make it challenging to learn the daily routines that are necessary in order to live independently.  A graduate student at Syracuse University has created a system designed to simplify the process of cooking for people with autism, which for some, could lead […]

6 Key Digital Design Elements for Social Skills Learning Aimed at Children with ASD

As the reported incidents rate of autism increases (the CDC’s current statistics show the prevalence to be 1 in 68 children in the US who have been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD), so too has the urgency to find treatments and strategies for this complex condition. Autism is a developmental disorder that includes […]

Interview with Samuel Toth – co-founder of Auti-mate, the online video game that develops strengths and talents of those with autism

Auti-mate – is a Budapest based start-up that develops talent discovery and development video games for children with autism. Auti-mate.com will host a collection of games that will cover a wide spectrum of autistic savant skills, such as visual analytic skills, understanding of mechanical systems, memory and systematic thinking. Auti-mate.com is a first-of-its-kind tool that […]

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Hidden feature in Apple Watch discovered by deafblind woman

A deafblind woman who was born with Usher’s syndrome, discovered a usually overlooked feature in Apple’s recently released Apple Watch. Molly Watt, who has been a long-time iPhone user, said she ordered her Apple Watch in April, and discovered the smartwatch’s overlooked feature while she was trying to adjust its accessibility features. Molly found that […]

Interview – #ICE4Autism mobile app helps individuals with autism during emergency situations

United States – On World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, the ICE4Autism mobile app was launched born. ICE stands for In Case of Emergency, and is widely known and used with the first responder and emergency medical community. The website states: ‘Specially developed in collaboration with people on the spectrum for people on the spectrum, […]

Toca Boca interactive apps for children with autism – w/video

Toca Boca -is a play studio that makes digital toys for children. Their interactive apps are brightly colored, fun and allow children to play in a safe digital environment. The Stockholm based company has to date made 27 apps. The Toca Boca philosophy states: ‘We think playing and having fun is the best way to […]

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Press Release – Autism talent discovery is now available and you can donate to facilitate its development

London – Auti-mate.com, the online video game that develops the strengths and talents of those with autism is now available as a prototype. Following its initial success, Auti-mate.com is now crowdfunding on kriticalmass.com https://kriticalmass.com/p/auti-mate to develop a collection of games. The collection will cover a wide spectrum of autistic savant skills such as visual analytic […]

Press Release – Autism Village Launches #Tag10forAutism Campaign for Autism Awareness Month

CHESTER SPRINGS, Pa.,– For Autism Awareness month this April, Autism Village and Nashville Country Music Artist Johnny Orr want to challenge the Autism Community to #Tag10forAutism. This social media campaign is designed for the Autism community by members of the Autism Community to build a free app for autism families, to create acceptance through a training […]

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 to read both ratings and reviews based on how ‘autism friendly‘ that […]

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