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Assistive Technologies and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Assistive Technologies and Autism Spectrum Disorders
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Author(s): Francisco Alcantud (University of Valencia, Spain), Yurena Alonso (University of Valencia, Spain), Javier Coret (University of Valencia, Spain) and Esteban Jiménez (University of Valencia, Spain)
Copyright: 2014
Pages: 31
Source title: Disability Informatics and Web Accessibility for Motor Limitations
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Georgios Kouroupetroglou (University of Athens, Greece)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4442-7.ch008

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Abstract

This chapter discusses assistive technologies applied in people with autism spectrum disorders and how these technologies promote their adaptation. We analyzed different technological application areas such as detection, assessment, diagnosis, intervention, training, learning, environment control, communication, mobility, and access. In recent years there has been a notable increase of publications and works related to the use of assistive technologies applied to Autism Spectrum Disorders. While most of the publications present novel systems, devices, and applications (smartphones, tablets, robots, avatars, etc.), general evaluation of the results is insufficient. Future lines of research are targeted to realize intelligent environments in order to integrate all knowledge and technological developments made in recent years.

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