Research

Using iPods and iPads in Teaching Programs for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities: A Systematic Review

We conducted a systematic review of studies that involved iPods(®), iPads(®), and related devices (e.g., iPhones(®)) in teaching programs for individuals with developmental disabilities. The search yielded 15 studies covering five doma... More...

Comparison of Therapist Implemented and iPad-assisted Interventions for Children with Autism

This study compares intervention delivered by a therapist to intervention delivered using an iPad for two children with autism. Further, this study evaluates the influence of choice between the conditions. Methods: Time on-task, challenging behavi... More...

The Development of Facial Gender Categorization in Individuals With and Without Autism: the Impact of Typicality

While much research has examined the development of facial recognition abilities, less is known about the ability of individuals with and without autism to categorize facial gender. The current study tested gender categorization abilities in high-... More...

Categorization in ASD: The Role of Typicality and Development

There is a growing amount of evidence suggesting that individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) differ in the way in which they cognitively process information. A critical aspect of cognitive processing that is receiving more attention in s... More...

Do individuals with autism process categories differently? The effect of typicality and development

This study examined the effect of exemplar typicality on reaction time and accuracy of categorization. High-functioning children (age 9-12), adolescents (age 13-16), and adults with autism (age 17-48) and matched controls were tested in a category... More...

Learn with Rufus: Fun and Games

When the studying is done, or simply a brain-break is needed, Learn with Rufus: Fun and Games provides a little fun and frivolity. We have taken the "toys" from each of our previous Learn with Rufus apps and brought them a... More...

Learn with Rufus: Numbers and Counting

Learn with Rufus: Numbers and Counting aims to help children to prepare for kindergarten. Children will learn the sequence of numbers, both forwards and backwards, and how to compare quantities (more and less) of various objects.

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aacorn

aacorn is the world's first 'intelligent' augmentative assistive communications solution (AAC) for children with autism, apraxia, downs, ms, developmentally delayed language - and their families.

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