Cognoa's AI platform for autism diagnosis gets first FDA stamp

Cognoa has gained regulatory recognition for its machine learning software as a class II diagnostic medical device for autism -- meaning the digital health startup is now positioned to submit an appl

RightEye’s portable eye-tracking test catches concussions and reading problems in five minutes

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul, but physiologically speaking, they're windows to the brain. RightEye is a startup that looks through that window to detect common but often subtle vision

Stanford Researchers Treat Autism With Google Glass

As Google retools its Glass experiment, researchers at Stanford are using the device to help autistic children recognize and classify emotions. In a small office buried inside an administrative buildi

Nightingale Launches Its Support Platform For Autism Therapy

Nightingale, the Y Combinator and StartX alum working to improve the quality of autism therapy, is today launching its support platform for clinicians and therapists out of beta.

Startup Brain Power Uses Google Glass To Develop Apps For Kids With Autism

Though many developers have begun to abandon Google Glass, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based startup called Brain Power believes that the hardware still has plenty of possibilities for children with

Samsung Releases Look At Me, An App For Kids With Autism

Over the past few years, technology has given educators and the parents of autistic children tools they could never have imagined before. Mobile apps and games help kids learn communication skills, wh

Puzzle Piece Updates Its Line Of Inexpensive Tablets And Apps For Autistic Kids

TechCrunch first profiled <a target="_blank" href="">Puzzle Piece</a>, a startup that makes affordable tablets and apps geared toward children with autism, <a href="http

Love My Provider Helps Parents Of Autistic Children Find The Best Services

While working as an autism specialist for the state of California, behavioral psychologist Sara Gershfeld met hundreds of families and realized they all faced the same challenges while seeking care fo

Puzzle Piece’s $19 Tablets Help Children With Autism Learn Social Skills

Almost as soon as the iPad came out, parents and therapists began incorporating apps into autism therapy. Many parents, however, cannot afford to buy a device for their child. New startup Puzzle Piece

Avaz Raises $550K In Seed To Help Autistic Children Communicate Using Visual Tools

Over half a million children with autism in the next decade will become adults, underscoring a growing challenge that needs to be dealt in the future. But with 1 in 68 children now affected with autis

Aeir Talk Gives A Father’s Autistic Kids A Voice

We met <a HREF="">Joe Hill</a> in Norfolk, Virginia last week. He had a story to tell us. He has two autistic sons who have had trouble communicating

Wi-Fi causing autism?

According to a study by Dr. George Carlo in Australasian Journal of Clinical Environmental Medicine, the signals emitted by Wi-Fi routers cause metals to be trapped in brain cells, thereby acceleratin