Children with autism may benefit from app-based therapies

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A study by researchers at the Telethon Kids Institute has shown that in addition to intervention with trained therapists, children with autism may benefit from apps that guide parents on how to undertake therapy in their home. Head of the Autism Research Team at the Telethon Kids Institute and UWA Professor Andrew Whitehouse said therapy for children with autism can … Read More

Did you know we have an eBook?

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We hope you are enjoying playing and experiencing success with our TOBY Autism Therapy App. We’d like to take this opportunity to let you know that we also have an eBook called TOBY Real World Activities, which is available for purchase in both eBook and hard copy via the links below. Click here for eBook Click here for Hard Copy … Read More

Promoting Awareness about Early Intervention in Autism Therapy

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With a remarkable 1 in 68 children diagnosed with autism, it seems that in the modern age, most parents have heard of this neurodevelopmental condition. While we as a society advocate acceptance and celebration of diversity in individuals, autism in the early years can be a debilitating disorder for the child and their family unit. Early intervention is considered crucial … Read More

Amazing Apps for Autism You Absolutely Need to Try

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Our friends over at the Shortcut blog have published a new blog post including a list of 10 great apps that were found to be helpful for children diagnosed with autism. Take a look at their list. You should see a familiar name in there!  

Telethon Kids Institute Research Results

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TOBY is proud to release the results of a 2-year national study conducted by The Telethon Kids Institute alongside La Trobe, Monash and Deakin Universities. TOBY Playpad Trial – Therapy Outcomes By You, an autism early intervention trial Chief Investigators: Prof Andrew Whitehouse (Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia, Dr Angelika Anderson (Monash University), Prof Dennis Moore (Monash University). … Read More

More on the TOBY clinical trial

Tania Rodwellnews

Families and therapists could find the most updated information about the TOBY trial from the Telethon Kids Institute App for Autism.  The TOBY trial Autism app appraised also appeared in the latest digital editions of the Western Suburbs Weekly.

The TOBY trial: iPad therapy for autism

Tania Rodwellnews

The autism research team at the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth, Western Australia, in collaboration with Monash, La Trobe and Deakin Universities in Victoria are looking to determine the effectiveness of the TOBY (Therapy Outcomes By You) Playpad educational app as an effective tool to help young children with autism. If your child is,  4 years of age or younger and  … Read More

Tamara School of Hope

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The TOBY team has been working with Deakin’s Indian partner, Tamana School of Hope, New Dehli to introduce TOBY playpad in an Indian context. More on the news can be found here and here!