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Kevin Healey Leading Autism Campaigner Launches Online Petition for Twitter Verification
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Kevin Healey Leading Autism Campaigner Launches Online Petition for Twitter Verification

Kevin Healey, Staffordshire UK - is an Autism Campaigner, charity founder, Trustee and Ambassador for the National Autistic Society (NAS). Kevin has Asperger’s Syndrome and currently has over 118,000 twitter followers. Autism Daily Newscast has reported in ...
Assistive Technology Improves Access to Education for Children with Autism
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Assistive Technology Improves Access to Education for Children with Autism

The rapid growth in the development and use of assistive technology in recent years has significantly improved access to education for children with autism. A multitude of assistive technology devices are now available for all children to use in public schools...
Assistive Technology for Children with Autism Shows Rapid Advances Since the 1980s
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Assistive Technology for Children with Autism Shows Rapid Advances Since the 1980s

Children with autism currently have a variety of assistive technology devices available to them to help them with communication, executive functions, and organizing their daily routines. Devices utilize all levels of technology, from simple picture schedul...
Doctor creates wristband that predicts outbursts in individuals with autism
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Doctor creates wristband that predicts outbursts in individuals with autism

Boston --- Northeastern University's Dr. Matthew Goodwin was happy to announce that a wristband designed specifically to help individuals with autism will likely be made available to the public in two to five years' time. Dr. Goodwin's lightweight wrist...
Google poaches top US neuroscientist to lead mental health project
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Google poaches top US neuroscientist to lead mental health project

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — After visiting Silicon Valley this summer for a tour of tech companies including Apple, Google and IBM, the director of the National Institute of Mental Health is coming back — this time to work here. We all know Google as a technolo...
CHICA Automated System helps pediatricians screen for Autism
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CHICA Automated System helps pediatricians screen for Autism

Studies show that early intervention can substantially improve the long-term prognosis for children with autism, but most are not diagnosed until they are 4-1/2 to 5 years of age, according to the CDC's Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Networ...
Minecraft Welcomes Autistic Players Through AutCraft
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Minecraft Welcomes Autistic Players Through AutCraft

Minecraft, the highly popular game that involves building virtual worlds  and is described as "a game about breaking and placing blocks". Often the comparison to "LEGO® but of course it is so much more.  There are even Mindcraft players who have become "celebr...
Autistic Children feel comfortable interacting Socially with their Peers through Tablets like Transformer Pad Infinity
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Autistic Children feel comfortable interacting Socially with their Peers through Tablets like Transformer Pad Infinity

The onset of digital tablets like the Transformer Pad Infinity and their touch screen technology has allowed parents, teachers and several kinds of therapists to treat children with autism and other mental disability differently. For example, now they can ...