Taking an embodied perspective, we designed two interactive products to empower people with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder in coping with the challenges of everyday life. Our Research-through-Design combined theory and hands-on co-design, involving clients and professional caretakers. Reflecting on several experienceable prototypes resulted in guiding principles for designing for Embodied Empowerment, all going beyond classical conceptions of Assistive Technology.
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|
|Event||Autism and Technology: Beyond Assistance & Interventions Workshop 2016 - San Jose, United States|
Duration: 7 May 2016 → 7 May 2016
|Workshop||Autism and Technology: Beyond Assistance & Interventions Workshop 2016|
|Period||7/05/16 → 7/05/16|
- Assistive technology