Seminar 4: The technology bubble


Date: Friday, 20th November 2015 
Location: University of Southampton at the Wide Lane venue

This seminar focused specifically on the technologies that are being developed and used to support children and adults on the autism spectrum. In the seminar the following questions were explored:

  • What are the benefits and costs of the development and use of different types of innovative technologies (e.g. Virtual Reality; tangible devices; augmented reality)?
  • What are their different affordances?
  • Are there different areas in which one works better than another?
  • What can we learn about nature of partner involved in communication and interaction (same age, cross-age, robot partners, virtual partners)?

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