Autism Partnership Offers Free Download of iPad Apps for Autism
April 2 of each year is the World Autism Awareness Day, designated by United Nations General Assembly, to raise awareness for Autism. To support this initiative, Autism Partnership will offer free download for two of its five ABA iPad applications developed recently to assist ASD children to learn specific skills, improve learning interests and attention span through the application the interactive games. For four consecutive weeks starting on April 2, 2015, the two apps available for public download at Apple Store are “Token Economy” and “Receptive Colours”.
“ABA is a scientifically proven and evidence-based treatment for autism. By introducing ABA elements into these applications, we hope to enhance the students with ASD to learn skills effectively and with motivation,” said Mr. Raymond Fung, Behavioural Consultant of Autism Partnership, and the designer of the applications.Along with this annual event, Autism Partnership Foundation (APF) launches “APF Dress Blue Day” with aims to raise the awareness about autism, and to raise funding through donations to support all age groups of the affected children and their families in Hong Kong as well as in Asia. This year, Hong Kong and Singapore offices of Autism Partnership will support and promote this Dress Blue Day campaign. The target is to raise two million Hong Kong Dollars within the year to achieve its mission in supporting the ASD community. The donation received from this campaign will help promote public awareness and acceptance towards individuals with autism.