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Economic, Social and Political Sciences

Supporting collaboration and social conversation for children with autism through the use of interactive technologies Seminar

Southampton Education School
13:00 - 14:00
6 December 2011
Building 32 room 2097

For more information regarding this seminar, please telephone Dr Kalwant Bhopal on 023 8059 3474 ext 23474 or email .

Event details

findings from the COSPATIAL project

The Communication and Social Participation: Collaborative Technologies for Interaction And Learning (COSPATIAL) project is a multi-disciplinary project funded by the European Commission to develop innovative technologies to support the learning and social skills for children on the autism spectrum. This presentation will outline how Collaborative Virtual Environments (CVEs) have been developed to support collaboration and social conversation skills; how we attempted to
evaluate the effectiveness of the technology; and what we found out in the process.

Who should attend?

The seminar will be relevant to a wide variety of staff and students.

All Welcome Tea & Coffee provided.

Speaker information

Dr Sarah Garib-Penna, Dr Sarah Parsons and Willeke Rietdijk ,Southampton Education School

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