Technology for autistic users: free workshop

There is a wide range of digital technologies aiming to support autistic people – but is there evidence that any of them work? This free seminar will address this question for you. The Building Evidence for Technology and Autism (BETA) project assesses the existing evidence for digital technologies that support autism. Guidelines and tools have been…

On participatory research and building the evidence base

On Friday afternoon (in retrospect a foolish decision – never post anything controversial on twitter just before the weekend) I posted a series of tweets sharing this new project page. The project is a multi-site fully-powered clinical trial of a new manualised intervention for parents of autistic children. Let’s break that down a bit. Multi-site…

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…