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Autistic Jack Robison Escaped 60 Years in Prison; Now He’s Revolutionizing the Internet

By on January 5, 2016

result123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930313233343536373839404142434445464748495051525354555657 I’m excited to share the news that Autism Talk TV host and Wrong Planet contributor Jack Robison has joined the LBRY project as a core developer. Jack is a great guy and incredibly passionate about technology and science. Here is the announcement from LBRY:   Today, we officially announce the addition of Jack Robison to […]

Autism Talk TV – Ep. 11 – If You Could Say it in Words

By on November 24, 2010

If You Could Say it in Words is a great new film about an autistic protagonist Nelson and his experience with love. The film came out on DVD yesterday, November 23, 2010. In this episode of Autism Talk TV, I switch sides of the camera and get interviewed along with director Nicholas Gray and actors Alvin Keith and Marin Ireland about the project. Nicholas has graciously offered to allow approved nonprofits to screen the film for for...

If You Could Say it in Words: New Asperger’s Movie (Interview)

By on February 10, 2008

Nicholas Gray’s directorial debut, If you Could Say it in Words, is a feature film about Nelson Hodge, a young African American guy with Asperger’s living in Philidelphia. While there have recently been a plethora of films about individuals with Asperger’s, most have been documentaries, and none have featured a protagonist with Asperger’s who falls into a lower-income socioeconomic class.

Read on to listen to an interview with the...

Asperger’s Phone wins Motorola design contest

By on January 30, 2006

Motorola's MOTOFWRD competition challenged college students nationwide to depict the future of mobile technology.

Duke University student John Finan's "mood phone" placed first among five hundred submissions. The phone, designed to interpret the mood of the person on the other end of the line, is meant to help individuals with Asperger's syndrome who may have difficulty recognizing emotional and social cues in the speech of others.

Technology Support to Track the Effectiveness of Intervention Therapies

By on August 9, 2005

Jaiden.net reports: "In treating children with autism, it is critical in many programs and services to track significant amounts of data, both for reporting purposes and in assessing learning, behavior and intervention effectiveness. Current data collection techniques can be extremely time consuming, may inhibit the caregiver-child interaction, may be subjective, and do not always communicate all of the information needed to fully assess the...

IBM sells Blue Gene for brain research

By on June 5, 2005

Google News reports: ZDNet - 3 hours ago
... such as perception, thought and memory and to illuminate how malfunctions in the brain's circuitry can lead to problems such as autism or schizophrenia. ...

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