Amazon partnership bringing comfort to kids with autism spectrum disorder 

By Kristin Alexander  Staying in an emergency shelter can be overwhelming for anyone. Having just escaped a hurricane, wildfire, flood or other disaster, emotions are high. No matter how well they are run, shelters can be crowded, loud, and lacking the familiar comforts of home. For children with autism spectrum disorder prone to overstimulation, those conditions can be … Continue reading Amazon partnership bringing comfort to kids with autism spectrum disorder 

Alexa, donate $50 to American Red Cross

By MARK WALKER SEATTLE – Tens of millions of Americans can now contribute to the Red Cross directly through their Amazon Alexa virtual assistant. Seattle-based Amazon worked with Red Cross officials to enable customers who want to donate money to the charity by simply asking Alexa. Donors also can direct precisely where their contribution should … Continue reading Alexa, donate $50 to American Red Cross