Technology & Autism: Is It Helpful or Harmful To Children?

2023-01-02T07:42:36-08:00January 2, 2023|Education|0 Comments

In an initial investigation, Lahm (1996) examined software features used in commercially available programs for their effect on engagement, affect, and choice. Data from 48 alternating treatment design studies suggest that children with disabilities, including autism, prefer programs with higher interaction requirements, animation, sound, and voice features. They show more positive affect and engage more frequently with computer programs that use preferred features and actively choose between programs based on [...]