Developing IDEAS: supporting children with autism within a participatory design team

  title={Developing IDEAS: supporting children with autism within a participatory design team},
  author={Laura Benton and Hilary Johnson and Emma Ashwin and Mark J. Brosnan and Beate Grawemeyer},
IDEAS (Interface Design Experience for the Autistic Spectrum) is a method for involving children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in the technology design process. This paper extends the IDEAS method to enable use with a design team, providing specific added support for communication and collaboration difficulties that may arise. A study to trial this extended method was conducted with two design teams, each involving three children with ASD, in a series of six, weekly design sessions… CONTINUE READING
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