TALI, innovative technology tackling childhood inattention, has been chosen as a finalist in the annual The Australian Innovation Challenge awards. This world first tablet technology is designed to assist children with developmental disabilities, such as autism spectrum disorders and Down syndrome, stay focused, and is aimed at facilitating learning and inclusion within the school environment. The news was announced in The Australian over the weekend with finalists awarded on Wednesday 25th November. Professor Kim Cornish, Director of the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences, said that the awards recognised how technologies can revolutionise the ways all children are taught. “TALI is a real game changer as it assists children with developmental disabilities who often get left behind in traditional education settings,” she said.
For further information see Monash computer technology a finalist in 'The Australian' Innovation Awards (http://monash.edu/news/show/monash-computer-technology-a-finalist-in-the-australian-innovation-awards?utm_source=monash-memo&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Monash%20Memo%20-%20Weekly%20email%2025%20November%202015)
For announcement in The Australian see Shell Innovation Challenge: virtual learning, care for others (http://www.theaustralian.com.au/innovationchallenge/shell-innovation-challenge-virtual-learning-care-for-others/story-fnj8dpqq-1227617220024)