ASDTech parent survey

This project explored autistic children's use of technology at home, and what their parents thought about their child's technology use, through a parent survey and follow-up interviews. What did we do? We asked parents of autistic children to complete an online survey which asked questions about their child's use of technology at home. Questions were…

East Park iPad Project

DART researchers spent 2013-2014 working with East Park – an organisation in Glasgow providing education, care and support to pupils with additional support needs including autism. The school were fortunate enough to secure funding to buy a number of iPads which were given to selected students and used to support their personal learning goals over the academic year.…

Click-East

The app created during the Click-East project was nominated for a Rosalind Franklin Appathon award: here's the video What did we do? The Click-East project was divided into two main stages. The first stage was about developing an educational iPad app for young children with autism. It involved a range of different people who contributed to the development of…

Interactive Pretending

You've reached Mihaela's page summarising her PhD project on the design and evaluation of technology for supporting pretend play in children with autism. Get InvolvedAbout this ProjectOutputsGet InvolvedContact A fascinating activity, pretend play (also known as imaginary or symbolic play) is generally thought of as an important part of children’s learning. In particular, pretend play…