Autistic Spectrum Digest hot off the press, what are you reading tonight?

New Apple News Stand Magazine for those on the Autistic Spectrum You may have noticed, things have changed a little here at Autism Daily Newscast, and we are absolutely delighted to introduce you to our fledgling sister site, Autistic Spectrum Digest, a brand monthly new digital magazine available on Apple News Stand which you can […]

Twitter ‘Report Abuse’ button not good enough according to Autism Anti-Bullying campaigner

Social networking site Twitter has announced that it will install a ‘report abuse button’ after alleged rape threats were received by a feminist campaigner earlier this week. For many people with Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), Social networking sites are an invaluable form of social interaction, which can be very difficult in real life, […]

Google Nexus 7 by Asus: Is this a Good Choice for your Autistic Child?

A study done at the University of Canterbury has revealed that tablets are able to help autistic children in communicating better. There were several children that were observed during this study and one of them, Angus, was able to write his name for the first time. Angus, a seven year old from Omihi in Northern […]

Tech Tools to Prevent the Autistic Loved Ones from Getting Lost: Nio System

Many new tech gadgets are being developed today that can address the risks to people with cognitive conditions who have a tendency to wander away and get lost.  In this two part series, we will look first at why new solutions for those that wander are needed and some new techie tools that might help. While perhaps not their […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Not an Improvement for those with Autism

When it comes to design, one big improvement of the Galaxy S4 over the S3 model can be found in the fact that it is thin and light, not nearly as unwieldy. The handset is smaller and holds a larger screen. At five inches, the Full HD screen is rather impressive. Pros The S4 is […]

The iPad Mini a Hot Tablet for those with Autism

When the iPad Mini came out in the market last fall, it became a “hot” item instantly. It is a bit smaller and cheaper than the standard iPad. A recent study has discovered that seventy per cent of children use the tablets in a home. Out of this lot, about eighty per cent of them […]

Samsung Galaxy S3 Pros and Cons for Users with Autism

When the Samsung Galaxy S3 came out last year, it made a major breakthrough for Android phones. Heralded as the “world’s greatest phone”, the Galaxy S III was the first Android device that was able to compete with Apple’s iPhone. With the upgrade to the android firmware sometime this summer, the Samsung Galaxy S3 remains an […]

Apple iPhone 5 – Yes or No for those with Autism?

The iPhone 5 is not just a slightly prettier version of the iPhone 4. Apple actually made a couple of major improvements to the new iPhone on the market. PROS Yes, it is sleek and sexy with its streamlined aluminum construction. Yes, it is smaller and thinner, which makes it easier to hold in your […]

Google Gets it Right with the Nexus 4

Google has a great reputation for good reason. They are often at the cutting edge of technology, with innovative designs and creativity. They obviously put a lot of effort into maintaining their popularity with the Nexus 4, as the phone is outstanding in many ways. PROS The phone design is sturdy, with no removable cover, […]

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 […]