Displaying items by tag: Autism

Genius Armoury aims to identify and attract potential cyber security talent within the autistic community.

Published in Education

The Lab, Australia’s social and technology club for young people with autism, is set for a national expansion of its network as COVID restrictions relax and it responds to increased demand for its services.

Published in Home Tech

DXC Technology is collaborating with SAP and Untapped to expand the SunPork Farms Autism and Agriculture program across agriculture and regional Australia.

Published in Strategy

Thursday, 16 May, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and Craig Smith, who works as a school educator in Australia and around the world working with children on the autism spectrum, tells us all about the inspiring inclusive technologies you need to know about – and can even use yourself!

Published in Development

A Victorian Government decision on home-schooling, which allows school principals to decide, within 28 days, whether a child should be allowed to be tutored at home, could well end up having ramifications for the tech sector.

Published in Open Sauce

An app developed by Salesforce and La Trobe University, which empowers parents and caregivers to identify autism earlier and more accurately than ever before, has been awarded the AIIA’s iAward for project of the year.

Published in Apps

It’s Autism Awareness Month, and with research showing Autism Spectrum Disorder affects more people than cerebral palsy, diabetes, deafness, blindness and leukaemia put together, it’s worth knowing about.

Published in Apps

Autism research centre, the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre (OTARC) at La Trobe University has launched a free smartphone app, called ASDetect that empowers parents and caregivers to identify autism earlier and more accurately than ever before.

Published in Health
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 22:55

SAP launches Autism employment initiative

SAP Australia has launched an initiative enabling people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to find qualified employment with the company.

Published in Recruitment
Thursday, 17 April 2014 13:27

Wave your arm in the air, pay and go!

In what is claimed as a wearable tech first, Australian tailor and menswear company M.J. Bale has teamed up with the Heritage Bank and Visa to create a suit with a contactless payment chip and antenna fused into the sleeve.

It is easy to observe a pair of events and make a determination of cause and effect.  It's even easier to be wrong.

Published in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot!

Twelve years after now-discredited research first proposed a link between early-childhood vaccinations and autism; courts have finally rejected the claim outright.

Published in Biology

In London on January 28th The General Medical Council announced its findings from a "Fitness to Practice" Panel Hearing investigating Dr Andrew Wakefield and others.

Published in Health
Thursday, 06 August 2009 18:28

Vaccinations - no, they don't cause autism

Today, a Dick Smith funded advertisement appeared in The Australian warning parents that the Australian Vaccination Network is wrong in its claims of various toxins in vaccines.  A formal complaint regarding the behaviour of the AVN has also been lodged with the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission.

Published in Health

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