Evaluating a Collaborative iPad Game's Impact on Social Relationships for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

@article{Boyd2015EvaluatingAC,
  title={Evaluating a Collaborative iPad Game's Impact on Social Relationships for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder},
  author={Louanne E. Boyd and Kathryn E. Ringland and Oliver L. Haimson and Helen Fernandez and Maria Bistarkey and Gillian R. Hayes},
  journal={TACCESS},
  year={2015},
  volume={7},
  pages={3:1-3:18}
}
This article describes how collaborative assistive technologies, housed on off-the-shelf, low-cost platforms such as the iPad, can be used to facilitate social relationships in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Through an empirical study of the use of a collaborative iPad game, Zody, we explore how assistive technologies can be used to support social relationships, even without intervention from adults. We discuss how specific design choices can encourage three levels of social… CONTINUE READING
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