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…

Autism, Technology and Play: a practitioner led study

This is the mini-site for Maggi's PhD project, which investigated the influence of digital technologies on social play and interaction in autistic children. About this projectPractitionersEvaluationComparisonAbout this project This project is looking at the influence of digital technologies on social play in children with autism. There's an ongoing debate on whether technology has changed the…