Project: Visual schedules and choice boards are tools used in current best practices for helping children with autism and other special needs. These non-verbal kids need help communicating their choices, understanding time and activities, and so on. We are working with Windows SmartPhone, Linux small displays, and large touchscreen-enabled platforms to develop solutions that ease […]
Our paper on the design of a mobile tool based on the Social Compass Curriculum was accepted for publication at this year’s Ubicomp conference. The citation and abstract are below…. look for the camera ready version of the paper to show up on our publications page as soon as it is done. Tentori, M. and […]
vSked: An Interactive Visual Schedule System for use in Classrooms for Children with Autism Michael T. Yeganyan, Meg Cramer, Lou Anne Boyd and Gillian R. Hayes Children with autism often experience substantial challenges in understanding, structuring, and predicting the activities in their daily lives. The use of symbols to represent a series of activities, also […]
Personal and Ubiquitous Computing Call for Papers: Theme Issue on Technologies for Autism Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), also known as Pervasive Development Disorder, includes impairments in social interaction, communication—both verbal and non-verbal—and stereotypical or repeated behavior, interests and activities. A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control using data from the United States in […]
Interactive Visual Supports for Children with Autism Gillian R. Hayes, Sen Hirano, Gabriela Marcu, Mohamad Monibi, David H. Nguyen, and Michael Yeganyan Interventions to support children with autism often include the use of visual supports, which are cognitive tools to enable learning and the production of language. Although visual supports are effective in helping to […]
The STAR group will be busy at WISH this year with five posters! We are really looking forward to an amazing event. Attitudes and Readiness for Adoption of an Electronic Medical Records System: A Preliminary Case Study – Jed Brubaker, Yunan Chen, Karen Cheng, Chris Combs, Sheba George, Sidney Harrison, Gillian Hayes, Sherrie Kaplan Heuristic […]
vSked: Evaluation of a System to Support Classroom Activities for Children with Autism by Sen Hirano, Michael Yeganyan, Gabriela Marcu, David Nguyen, and Gillian Hayes accepted for CHI 2010.
Congratulations to Sam, Don, and Gillian on having their abstract accepted to IMFAR 2008: “Design of Interactive and Collaborative Visual Scheduling Systems”
Professor of informatics Gillian Hayes has received an $83,563 award from Autism Speaks for her proposal, “Technology Support for Interactive and Collaborative Visual Schedules”.
CareLog: A Selective Archiving Tool for Behavior Management in Schools was just accepted for CHI 2008