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EVENTS

April 13, 2017
“Shine a Light on Autism through Awareness”
Assistive Technology Presentation, Menlo College
In honor of Autism Awareness Month, we participated in a guest lecture teaching college students about the impact of autism and the importance using technology to overcome limits

November 20, 2015
BAAC Annual Research Symposium: Autism & Cutting-Edge Technology
Bay Area Autism Consortium
Russ Ewell, Founder & CEO of Digital Scribbler, was selected as a panelist to speak on “Overcoming Human Limits: Using Internet and Apps” along with professors and medical researchers leading the charge in innovative autism research. The Bay Area Autism Consortium (BAAC) is a collaboration of autism research programs at UCSF, Stanford, Kaiser Permanente and others.

2014
Facebook, Menlo Park, CA
Russ Ewell, Founder & CEO of Digital Scribbler, presented to Facebook product managers and engineers on accessibility and technology.

September 11-13, 2015
Google Impact Challenge
Bay Area Makeathon sponsored by Google.org,
Our Digital Scribbler team of developers enjoyed being a part of this worthy event and by the end of the weekend were proud to have developed a communication app using Google Glass. We are looking forward to developing this technology further.

May 5, 2012
Sixth Annual Focus on Autism Spectrum Disorders Conference
Lesley University Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA
Russ Ewell, Founder & CEO of Digital Scribbler, was selected as a Panelist and Speaker at the Focus on Autism Spectrum Disorders Conference focusing on the most advanced assistive technologies and their applications to autism spectrum disorders.

October 11, 2011
Hacking Autism
Hacking Autism began as a project created by Goodby Silverstein & Partners, HP and Hope Technology School. We were excited to be a part of it and our journey to develop technology began at the same time. Read more about our experience here and here.

2009
Hewlett Packard Research and Development, Sunnyvale, CA
Russ Ewell, Founder & CEO of Digital Scribbler, spoke to the HP engineering team that developed the Touchsmart technology about how to innovate and develop products for people with special needs.

1998
Poplar Recare Center, Burlingame, CA
Russ Ewell, Founder & CEO of Digital Scribbler, gave a speech to help parents successfully navigate school transitions for children with special needs.

BOOK PUBLICATIONS

ONLINE HANDBOOKS & RECOMMENDATION LISTS

Quick Talk AAC has been reviewed by various reviewers, blogs, and users. We love getting feedback both positive and constructive as we are always looking to improve our products!

ALS Association Philadelphia
Overview of Communication Strategies and Options for People Living with ALS by Alisa Brownlee, ATP (Included in Handbook)

Swallowing Systems Core
AAC Handbook for PALS by Lisa Hess, SLP of University of South Florida Health (Included in Handbook)

CALL Scotland
Android Apps for Complex Communication Support Needs (Included in Guide)

Hope Technology School
Effective and Simple AAC App – Quick Talk by Sandra Burke, SLP (Review)

Friendship Circle
10 Special Needs Apps recently added to the Special Needs App Review (Review)

Jane Farrall Consulting
Jane’s Apps for AAC List (Review)

Participate
Quick Talk Reviewed (Review)

Autism Spectrum Explained
The Kindle Fire as an AAC Communication Device (Review)

Autism Speaks
Quick Talk AAC (Review)

Special Education Advisor
App Review: Quick Talk AAC (Review for Older Version)