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Topic: Autism

Apple Beautifully Celebrates a Teen With Autism Who Learned to Speak With an iPad

Dillan Barmache's story

For years, Dillan Barmache couldn't speak. Then he got an iPad. The 16-year-old, who has autism and is non-verbal, stars in a powerful new advertising campaign from Apple, launched in observance…

This Samsung App Helps Children With Autism Make Eye Contact

Cheil Worldwide creates 'Look at Me' game

For all the griping and joking about the alienating effects of smartphone technology, it's worth remembering that ubiquitous mini computers can actually help people socialize—even people who struggle with basic…

How Chili's Got Nearly a Million Likes by Fixing a 'Broken' Burger for a Girl With Autism

Another touching customer-service triumph

We've mentioned before—notably in last summer's Panera case—how random acts of kindness in customer service can snowball into massively positive PR when the customer involved relates the story poignantly through…

Actor With Autism Stars in SunTrust Ad About Parents Planning Retirement for Three

Patrick Storey's first TV role

SunTrust has released an interesting new ad from Agency D7 about parents who are planning retirement for three, including their live-at-home autistic son. It's notable because the actor playing the…

U.K. PSAs dramatize the isolation of autism

(Click the images to enlarge.) Autism is all about isolation. The emotional distance between autistic children and their families—the inability to communicate and comprehend—can be overwhelming and touch on…

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