SpecialNeedsWare launches AutisMate, an award-winning special needs learning platform, for Android
Special education technology startup, SpecialNeedsWare, launches AutisMate, a comprehensive learning, life skill and communication platform, for Android.
“AutisMate was created with a passion for improving the lives of individuals with special needs,” says Jonathan Izak, CEO of SpecialNeedsWare. “With the launch of AutisMate for Android, we are expanding upon our mission of providing effective technology solutions to caregivers while creating new moments of celebration for families all over the world.”
AutisMate was developed in collaboration with Boston Children’s Hospital and hundreds of industry experts, clinicians, educators, parents and individuals with autism. The platform enables caregivers to create personalized visual supports, including visual scenes, video models, visual schedules, visual stories, grid-boards and more, by incorporating actual images and videos from a learner’s natural environment.
AutisMate is currently being used by thousands of parents and professionals throughout the world and school districts across the United States.
Jonathan Izak founded SpecialNeedsWare with the goal of creating a solution to help his younger brother, Oriel, improve communication. Years of watching Oriel struggle to express his wants and needs using all of the existing technology and interventions available was frustrating and heartbreaking for Jon and his family. After more than a year of development, SpecialNeedsWare launched AutisMate with a vision of providing a pathway to independence for those with developmental disabilities. SpecialNeedsWare recently announced an exclusive partnership with Boston Children's Hospital to integrate the Visual Immersion System (VIS), a first-of-its-
To learn more about SpecialNeedsWare and AutisMate, visit: http://www.autismate.com