Personal technology and the autistic child

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As parents of a relatively high-functioning autistic child, we haven’t needed the many apps and games that help some children learn basic language and life skills. But we’ve explored other ways technology can address autism. I’m not an expert in autism or child psychology, so my approach was guided primarily by what I’ve learned from helping organizations and professionals adopt new technology: Set your goals, and then figure out which technologies can help you get there.

That’s the setup for my latest Wall Street Journal story, mapping out some of the technologies that are available to help autistic kids. Read the whole story here.

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