Etisalat UAE just released some tech that is specifically targeted to make the internet safer and easier to explore for people with autism. The plug-in, called Wilder Web, was created with the help of psychologists and has been tested within the Autistic population.
While using the plug-in, the user’s experience on the web is completely transformed. Users can change color and font modes, block ads and even stop videos from being auto-played.
You can view its affect below:
1% of the world’s child population is diagnosed with Autism annually, which means tech like this is widely needed to make the world a little more accessible. Additionally, research shows that the internet is the preferred method of interaction by people with Autism.
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