Come meet KASPAR the social robot at Autech 2015

About A call to action to the autism community: Why we must all champion assistive technology by Jane Carolan, Wirral Autistic Society As director of client services for a regional autism charity I’m frequently asked if we can use assistive technology to reduce support hours and costs. But assistive technology isn’t just about cost reduction, […]

How AngelSense Saved My Daughter’s Life

A guest post by Kathy Gilray, mother of a 15-year-old girl with Asperger’s Syndrome from Rowlett, Texas.  Her daughter was kidnapped and sexually assaulted. Her AngelSense wearable device possibly saved her from further attack and possibly saved her life. On Aug 17th, 2015, around 4:10 in the afternoon, my daughter was kidnapped and sexually assaulted. I am convinced her […]

What Was “Back-To-School” Like for You?

As a student I engaged with and friended many of my classmates with special needs, but I never had a true understanding of some of their obstacles. I now believe many of these obstacles go overlooked and unnoticed. I will even shamefully admit that when I interacted with some of those friends who wore sweat […]