Determining Studies Conducted upon Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder using High-Tech Devices

Author/s: Özge Eliçin, Ali Kaya

DOI: 10.12738/estp.2017.1.0236  OnlineFirst published on November 15, 2016

Abstract

This study explores 67 experimental research articles written about children with Autism Spectrum Disorder using high-tech devices. The studies in this research were accessed through EBSCO, Academic Search Complete, ERIC, and Uludağ University online search engines using keywords such as autism and technology, autism and computer, autism and tablet, and autism and portable devices. The studies have been categorized based on their scope: studies conducted using computers and studies conducted using smart portable devices. The software programs used in these studies are described in a separate table. Research findings indicate that studies conducted on children with ASD using high-tech devices found them to be effective for teaching academic skills, communication skills, and social-emotional skills.

Keywords
Autism spectrum disorders, High technology, Review, Research

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