We’re heading out to The National Autistic Society’s 11th Autism-Europe International Congress in Edinburgh 16-18 September 2016

We’re heading out to The National Autistic Society's 11th Autism-Europe International Congress in Edinburgh 16-18 September 2016. Autism Europe is an international congress dedicated to sharing advances in practical and scientific knowledge about autism to as broad an audience as possible, including researchers, professionals, parents and self-advocates. We are looking forward to discussing our Sing to Say™ app with this wide-ranging audience.The theme of the 2016 Congress is Happy, healthy and empowered with a focus on the most recent developments including: causes, ... Read more

47th Annual Autism Society National Conference Report – Part II: Special Appreciation for Sesame Street and Autism

47th Annual Autism Society National Conference Report - Part II Special Appreciation for Sesame Street and Autism   Sesame Street presented the latest version of their nation-wide initiative focused on young children with autism called “See Amazing in all Children”.  Our team at NDi Media found this initiative a game changer; progressive, visionary and inclusive.  See Amazing in all Children provides online resources to families, teachers and caregivers to educate them about autism, and tools to help families with everyday activities. These resources include animations, ... Read more

In a Quiet Room

In a Quiet Room I’m just back from the 47th Annual Autism Society National Conference. What a wonderful and inspiring journey with the autism community this was. I learned more about the culture, the community, their towering commitment and incredible range of activities and support initiatives. I even learned a little about the politics. From the first day, it was often announced that for those who needed it, there was a “quiet room”.  Although I realized the room was for those attendees who ... Read more

See you at The National Autistic Society and ISAAC Conventions this summer!

See you at The National Autistic Society and ISAAC Conventions this summer! We’ve just spent a year studying the science related to music and how it can help children with autism and Expressive Language Disorders learn to communicate. We designed and produced a prototype for the iPad using music and images and conducted tests in 6 schools at the Toronto District School Board. The results were extremely promising and this prototype will form basis for an iPad app we call Sing to Say™. In ... Read more