Tuesday March 28th, 2017
Watch for the Descartes Community Website Video Tour -- coming soon!

Purpose and mission of the Descartes Institute:

The Descartes Institute‚Äôs mission is to improve education and communication for individuals with autism and other disabilities by advancing knowledge about new and existing methods and technologies that achieve this goal and providing public access to this information.  To Achieve our mission, we:

  • Collect, organize, and communicate information on methods and technologies that can improve education and communication for individuals with autism and other communication related disabilities.  This includes using video, audio, and other media to document educational and communication techniques in action as well as information and instruction given by educators, parents and others about these topics. 
  • Conduct and facilitate research on trends in the field. 
  • Provide an Internet archive of examples and information about new and existing methods and technologies that can improve education and communication for these individuals.
  • Ensure public access to resources and information through the Descartes Community Web site (strangeson.com).


The Descartes Institute is a 501-3C corporation
registered in the state of California in 2007.
Email: contact@descartesinstitute.org