Dallas-Area Startup Gets $1M Angel Investment for its Rootines App, a “Digital Diary” for the Neurodiverse

by | Sep 29, 2021
Rootines helps the neurodiverse community by tracking their daily moods and routines. Developed initially for those on the autism spectrum, the app will soon support patients with other conditions like ADHD and bi-polar disorder. The $1 million angel investment was provided by Pittsburgh-based Determined Capital.
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Meet Milo: A New RoboKind Robot That Improves Remote Learning for Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder
by | Feb 2, 2021
Dallas-based education and robotics company RoboKind has transformed its social-emotional education program to assist students with autism in learning more efficiently in remote settings. 
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DI People: RoboKind, rewardStyle, Jacobs, and Idea Grove Make Leadership Announcements
by | Nov 19, 2019
In this weekly roundup of leadership and executive moves by companies in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Medecision, Magna5, the Panther Island project, Frost Bank, RAVE Restaurant Group, HollyFrontier, and Gateway First Bank.
Discovery: UTSW Bird Research Finding How Human Communication Works; UT Dallas Uses $4M NSF Grant for Cybersecurity Training
by | Oct 18, 2019
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you’ll also find out how UTA is using water fleas to study infertility.

Stomping Ground is Dallas’ First Nonprofit Theater on a Mission to ‘Enrich the Community with Comedy’

by | Jul 10, 2018
The theater, with a new location in the Design District, is a stage and training center for the city’s comedians, but it’s also harnessing the power of laughter for therapeutic benefits.
Discovery: How Songbirds Could Help With Autism, 3D-Printed Microneedles Offer New, Lower Cost Option
by | Mar 16, 2018
Research at universities and laboratories across Dallas-Fort Worth is helping to improve our lives, our health, and our world. Here are some of their stories.
Discovery: Improving Social Deficits in Autism, SMU Prof Named ‘Budding Genius’ & Watershed Mapping
by | Dec 15, 2017
Researchers all across North Texas are making discoveries and advances in their work. Here are some of their stories.
Discovery: Opioid Crisis, Autism Research & Exxon Biodiesel Tech
by | Nov 3, 2017
Researchers are tackling a variety of studies in laboratories across North Texas. Here are examples of their work.

UNT Launches a New Autism Research Project

by | Jan 26, 2017
Remote-microphone technology will be used to help children with autism to tune out background noise.
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Offers Programs for Autistic Children
by | Sep 15, 2016
The Dallas Museum of Art creates a special program in order to help autistic children express themselves.