autism

iPad App to Help Kids with Autism Created by UVic Professor

University of Victoria (UVic) psychology professor Jim Tanaka has created an iPad app to assist kids with autism, with the help of his students over the past seven years. The new app called Let’s Face It! Scrapbook is now available for free in the App Store. Tanaka explains to Metro News “We wanted to find a way...

Apple Announces ResearchKit Studies for Autism, Epilepsy and Melanoma

Apple today announced that researchers from Duke University, Johns Hopkins, and Oregon Health & Science University are launching new medical studies on autism, epilepsy, and melanoma using ResearchKit. “We’re honoured to work with world-class medical institutions and to be able to provide them with tools which ultimately might help our customers lead healthier lives,” said...