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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Informatics assistant professor designs computer devices to aid instruction, record-keeping
Congratulations to Gabriela Marcu, David Nguyen, and Gillian Hayes for the acceptance of “Use of a Wearable Recording Device in Therapeutic Interventions for Children with Autism” and congratulations to Michael Yeganyan, Sen Hirano, David Nguyen, and Gillian Hayes for the acceptance of “Interactive and Collaborative Classroom Visual Schedules”
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”.