Increasingly, new technologies are part of our lives and are present in our homes and classrooms. In the field of functional diversity, technology is being used more frequently to build skills, communication and quality of life.
In relation to people with autism, a wide range of technological tools have been developed over the years with the observation that they offer a valuable aid. The appeal that computers offer and the visual information for people with autism, their predictable and sequential nature, possibility to customize applications to fit their individual needs... open a wide range of possibilities in order to work on aspects such as improved communication, social skills, task structuring, adapted leisure time, etc.
It is also true that there are many access barriers to the technology for professionals and families, as well as difficulties for developers in detecting needs (without duplication), dissemination and funding.
In this context International Conference Technologies for Autism: tools, trends and testimonies proposes an open forum with the exchange of ideas and opinions in which the parties involved (people with autism, families, professionals, researchers and developers) can discuss the technologies applied within the world of autism.
•Educational programs in the classroom.•Programs to promote skills (communication, generalization, etc.) that can improve the quality of life of people with autism.
And other experiences that we can discover together...
For the purposes of this Conference, we understand innovative technology as including the following: mobile phones, Virtual and augmented reality, robotics, smart phones and other portable devices such as digital tablets, person-computer technology (including natural interaction, eye tracking, etc.), Web technologies, positioning technologies, Electrophysiology technology, etc.
Those who wish to participate should send their contribution using the registration form before the indicated deadline.