New tech tool to make banking easier for those living with autism

 New tech tool to make banking easier for those living with autism

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — There’s a new partnership designed to make life easier for people living on the spectrum. One of Western New York’s biggest banks is teaming up with one of Buffalo’s newest startups to help adults living with autism with day to day tasks.

“Money can be scary for any individual for any individual regardless of whether you have a disability or not,” said Stephanie Tisdale, whose brother is living with Asperger’s Syndrome and VP at M&T Bank.

For those living with autism or other neurodivergencies, there’s an anxiety that can surround every day tasks.

“Think of an airport, everyone has anxiety when they enter an airport, so much noise and confusion, it’s overwhelming. Imagine feeling that level of anxiety or uncertainty around every thing you did,” said Nadia Hamilton, President and Founder of Magnusmode.

Magnusmode, 2018 winner of the 43North competition, is working with 45 companies, including M&T Bank, using a…

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