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Thailand: Mobile App for Autistic

Categories: East Asia, Thailand, Education, Health, Technology, Youth

The Autism Foundation of Thailand has developed a mobile application known as ‘True Autistic’ [1] aimed at enhancing the “physical and mental development of the autistic, and provide guidance to their parents.” Since its launching, it has scored almost 200,000 downloads. According to a report written by Thanya Kunakornpaiboonsiri, there are about 370,000 autistic people in Thailand but only up to 12,000 people are able to access government health programs.