Autism99 makes extensive use of Macromedia's Flash streaming multimedia to get the message across to its global audience. Dr Mark Smith, Applications Director of site designer RMR Design said: "The Internet has received more than its fair share of bad press with regards to content. We hope that this project will show the Internet in a better light, the good that it can do."
Autism99 hopes to reach parents who would not normally have the opportunity to visit a conference. Conference papers will be released on 2 November but people who register now will receive information on the disorder as well as a monthly email news letter.