Interactive Accessibility

Innovations in tech help to better understand individuals with autism

Implications - Tech focused on accessibility for those with disabilities is now creating gadgets that either replicate how people with autism experience sensory stimulation, or that aid in their ability to speak to others. Both of these tools serve to enhance communication between people with autism, and those without it – either through increasing empathy, or through accelerating skills. This emerging shift contributes to a new system in which it is not simply those with autism having to adapt to a world that isn't built for them – since those without the developmental disorder are now able to better understand those who have it.
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Augmented Autism Apps - This App Uses Google Glass to Help Children With Autism Communicate
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This Quarter and V. Hot 1,382 Clicks Pub: Sep 15, 17
Augmented Autism Apps
This App Uses Google Glass to Help Children With Autism Communicate
Children who have autism spectrum disorder can have a very difficult time conversing with others, which makes their every day life frustrating and difficult. To help resolve the language barrier, a... [More]
Connected Panic-Relief Bracelets - 'Tedy' is a Connected Bracelet That Helps Children with Autism
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This Quarter and Warm 533 Clicks Pub: Sep 19, 17
Connected Panic-Relief Bracelets
'Tedy' is a Connected Bracelet That Helps Children with Autism
‘Tedy’ is a connected bracelet that aims to decrease the prevalence of panic attacks and anxiety disorders experienced by children with autism. Children with autism can struggle with... [More]
Autism-Specific Smart Glasses - The Brain Power Autism System Has Gamified Life Skills Training
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This Month and Warm 159 Clicks Pub: Oct 12, 17
Autism-Specific Smart Glasses
The Brain Power Autism System Has Gamified Life Skills Training
The Brain Power Autism System is leveraging aspects of augmented reality and artificial intelligence to encourage those with autism to make eye contact and better recognize the emotions of others.&... [More]
VR Sensory Overload Simulators - This Video Gives Viewers Insight On The Reactions Of Autistic Kids
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Mild 316 Clicks Pub: Jun 10, 16
VR Sensory Overload Simulators
This Video Gives Viewers Insight On The Reactions Of Autistic Kids
In a campaign that hopes to inform people on the experiences of autistic kids, this virtual reality video gives users a first-hand perspective on what they may experience on a daily basis. Autism... [More]
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