Shamefully, I haven’t posted for two months. And now I can hardly believe that the AWARE event is just around the corner. Amazingly, we were awarded funding for an event for 25 people but the latest delegate count indicates we’ll be hosting over 40.
I was delighted to be asked to do a blog for Autism Initiatives: it sums up a lot of what we’re trying to do with Click-East and the AWARE event in September. Have a look!
This blog post is to announce a one-off event being held at the University of Edinburgh in September 2012. The event has secured funding from the University’s Challenge Investment Fund, and it aims to bring together people from different backgrounds who share an interest in providing technology-based solutions to the difficulties faced by people with autism spectrum…
Phase Two of our research program is now well underway. Ten participants have signed the consent form to formally enrol, and completed their first assessment.
A final year student at the Edinburgh College of Art, Yuan Kai, has been working on the Click-East app for some time. Her designs feature in the free version, which is currently available on iTunes, and also on the more extensive verison that we’re trialling at the moment.
This blog post is a bit of a cheat as I’m actually just going to re-blog a post by my husband! He is studying for a PhD on theatre for the very young, and we are currently collaborating on a paper which discusses how best to make performances appropriate for infants and toddlers.
During the Click-East project we have engaged in a lot of participatory design and other piloting processes. Participatory design means having the expected end users of a product (in this case an iPad app) contribute to the design process.
Good Morning on World Autism Awareness Day! This blog will be pretty brief but I wanted to write a post to mark this important day for the autism community, and to mark my support by Lighting Up Blue!
Our amendments to the ethics approval have been considered and signed off, the assessment room is ready to go, I’ve done a practice run with my own daughter and a friend’s son, and the app is nigh on finished. So there’s nothing in the way anymore, and recruitment for our clinical trial has officially begun. …
Well, almost a month since the last post on this page, and that was a guest blogger (thanks, Michelle!) so I don’t have a leg to stand on.