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Your daily fix of new business ideas Springwise and its network of 17,000 spotters scan the globe for smart new business ideas, delivering instant inspiration to entrepreneurial minds. More at www.springwise.com
Service assists parents of autistic children in finding the best care
While services such as Yelp provide a great resource for those researching a range of services, there’s still plenty of scope for platforms offering a more specialized and focused approach. Behavioral psychologist Sara Gershfeld realized that although families dealing with autism are provided with a list of behavior analysis (ABA) therapists, there is no way to find reviews or recommendations on the therapists suggested. It’s this problem which Love My Provider seeks to solve. READ MORE…
Color-coded system helps autistic people learn to cook
We’ve already seen how toys such as the Auti can help children with developmental disorders learn to interact with others. Now Match is a color-coded cooking prep system that provides a way to guide autistic people of any age through the preparation of a meal. READ MORE…
Computer vision system can help diagnose autism in toddlers
Autism is estimated to affect more than two million people in the US and tens of millions worldwide, but diagnosing it is notoriously difficult, particularly in young children. Recently, however, University of Minnesota researcher Jordan Hashemi and a team of colleagues developed a computer vision system that automatically analyzes toddlers’ movements to detect signs of autism early. READ MORE…
A social network for teens on the autism spectrum

It was just a few months ago that we covered Auti, a toy designed to help autistic children learn how to better interact with others, and recently we came across another innovation with a similar goal. Squag is a social application customized for teenagers and tweens on the autism spectrum to help them connect with their parents and with one another. READ MORE…

Toy designed to help autistic children learn to play with others

Regular readers of Springwise may remember Skoog — the musical instrument designed specifically for children with special needs which we featured late last year. Now, hoping to help others with developmental disorders, Auti is a new toy designed by Helen Andreae for children with autism. READ MORE…