Claremont Graduate University Professor's Tech Grant to Help Autism
Web-enabled devices would allow parents to load personalized images and texts onto PDA's to be used by autistic children. Claremont, CA, June 01, 2007 --( Claremont Graduate University Assistant Professor Gondy Leroy has been awarded grants by both Edison International and Microsoft to continue researching ways in which technology can improve lives. [...]

Helping Biomedical Research Help Others
One of most cherished capabilities of humans is the ability to communicate. People like to hear from others, to be heard themselves, to express and share opinions, to participate in life’s great debate. [...]

Using Smartphones to Enable Interaction and Communication with Autistic Children
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that afflicts more than 500,000 children in the United States and is characterized by a wide variety of possible symptoms such as developmental disabilities, extreme withdrawal, lack of social behavior, severe language and attention deficits [...]

Grant Winners Develop Technology for Alzheimer's Patients
Two years ago, some high-functioning patients with Alzheimer's disease were generous enough to spend a few days showing me how they coped with their condition. Common computer software, they said, was a big help: Things like e-mail, which retains a long thread of replies, aids memory.[...]