Notes from Hubweek: A New App To Benefit the Autism Community

Notes from Hubweek: A New App To Benefit the Autism Community »

At Hubweek’s event Synaptic Gap: 21st Century Brain Science Meets Mental Health Policy, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind delivered a compelling speech about autism and his own experience parenting a son with autism. He introduced the audience to Sidekicks, a new smartphone app he helped to develop which is enabling children with autism spectrum disorder to communicate with their parents and caregivers like never before.

The Latest Med Tech Funding Opportunities In Crowd Sourcing

The Latest Med Tech Funding Opportunities In Crowd Sourcing »

From bottles that remind you to hydrate, to non-invasive breast cancer tests, we take a look at the latest medtech projects you can help fund.

This Company Uses Gaming to Teach Emotions Management – And It Works

This Company Uses Gaming to Teach Emotions Management – And It Works »

There are 16 million kids in the United States with behavioral problems like ADHD or autism spectrum, says Jason Kahn, CEO and founder of Neuro’motion. Of those 16 million, the majority – 12 million – get no treatment. That's why Kahn’s company developed a video game to help these kids build the emotional strength they…
Essential Highlights from the Google- Autism Speaks Pitch Playground

Essential Highlights from the Google- Autism Speaks Pitch Playground »

23 Mar, 2015
Events
Winner Steve Espinosa  of PuzzlePiece holds his $25,000 prize check. From left to right, Ned Sahin (Brain Power), Steve Espinosa (PuzzlePiece), Daniel Smith (DELSIA), and Rob Ring (Autism Speaks). All photos via Arshya Vahabzadeh, MD. On March 12, 2015, the Google-Autism Speaks “Pitch Playground,” was held at Google Cambridge, giving almost…

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