Technology, child development and autism: part two, is technology addiction real?

So here’s the second in a series of blog posts which I’m aiming to write over a fairly condensed period of time, all drawing on recent discussions which were particularly crystallised by a pair of workshops as part of Innovative Learning Week 2016. All the posts are aiming to provide an evidence-based response to current concerns…

Technology, child development and autism: part one, the horrors of ‘screentime’

In February 2016, together with my colleague Alyssa Alcorn, I held a couple of workshops at the University of Edinburgh as part of the annual Innovative Learning Week. The theme of ILW2016 was ‘Ideas in Play’.  So we decided so gather a bunch of people interested in technology and autism, give them some iPads and apps, and get…

Merry Christmas from DART…

…from everyone at DART!  We’ve had a wonderful year, but it’s been mega-busy!  I plan to be doing a major overhaul of the site in the new year and I’ll be posting then to let you all know about the changes and updated info.  Watch this space for simple downloadable fact sheets on using technology…