Research and Reports | 1 September 2015

Tablet technology to help children with autism

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Monash University researchers have developed the world’s first tablet technology designed to assist children with developmental disabilities such as autism and Down Syndrome.

The technology aims to help children stay focused, in a bid to facilitate learning and inclusion within the school environment.

The gaming technology – developed with DreamWorks contractor Torus Games and Australian Technology Commercialisation firm, Grey Innovation – has been tested in a pilot study aimed at determining whether using the games for 20 minutes five days a week over a five week period leads to improved attention and focus.

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