TIPS – feedback from the use of the new technologies with children with autism spectrum disorder symptoms (ASD)
On the occasion of the world autism awareness day, FIRAH and its universities and stakeholders European partners publish TIPS.
This booklet in done in a question and answer format. It gathers answers of children and adolescents with ASD, to their parents, and to professionals working with these children on the use of new technologies. The questionnaires included questions on the digital tools and method of use, the different areas (educational, communication, logic…) in which they were used, appropriation, and specific questions on verbal communication and social interactions. The questionnaires were filled in by 111 professionals, 137 parents, and 90 children or adolescents with ASD, from Belgium, France, Luxembourg, United Kingdom and Switzerland.
Tips was created through the autism and new technologies program led by FIRAH and the UEFA Foundation for children.
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