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Hacking Autism

Authors: Autism Speaks



Description:

Hacking Autism was started by the leadership of Hewlett Packard (HP) and became an official Autism Speaks program in late 2011. Hacking Autism is a collaborative project that aims to develop, refine and develop technologies that can help those on the spectrum. They look at technology through 4 lenses - entertainment, general education, therapeutic and applied technologies - each has a different purpose and benefit. Basically, they believe that technology has the power to change the lives of those on the spectrum today.

Hacking Autism is completely platform independent - they have a broad definition of technology that includes websites, desktop, video game platforms (e.g. Xbox Kinect and Nintendo Wii), alternate reality games (ARGs), and more broadly, any tech you can think of.

Videos about Hacking Autism and the Hacking Autism blog can be accessed under the "Web Links" tab above.


-Information taken from the Hacking Autism blog viewed on 12/28/13 (www.autismspeaks.org/hacking-autism/blog)


Contact Info:
Name:Marc Sirkin
Title:Chief Digital Marketing Officer
Organization:Autism Speaks
Address:1 East 33rd Street 4th Floor
New York, New York 10016
  
Phone:212/252-8570
Fax:212/252-8676
E-mail:marc.sirkin@autismspeaks.org
  

Web Links

http://www.autismspeaks.org/hacking-autism/blog
Hacking Autism blog

www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8A89522778605EB0
Videos about the project


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