Autism News Update #5
Author: Empower Autism
I only have a few autism news updates this time around. Someone email me if I’m missing something big (that doesn’t have to do with Jenny McCarthy).
The federal government is looking for autism research to fund, based on recommendations by the IACC’s 2009 Strategic plan . The proposal includes potential funding for research on adult services, safety of botanical/pharmaceutical interventions, and environmental and genetic epidemiology.Read the proposal…
I usually refrain from endorsing products, and I haven’t tried this one, so I can’t speak to it’s usefulness, or usability. However, I think it’s really cool, theoretically. And about time, too! Proloquo2Go™is a new communication product from AssistiveWare, that brings visual structuring, and communication support to the iphone. Cost: $189 for the software & application (iphone not included). For reference, a Dynavox is $6,000 or more.