-- KaskaPorayskaPomsta - 22 Jul 2008

1. Theories of Autism - Coordinator: Karen

Theory of Mind (Karen and Nicola)

Executive functioning (Karen)

Central coherence (Karen)

Intersubjectivity (Karen)

Monotropism (Wendy) (Karen)

Visual Attention (Tim)

ASD and sensory issues (Wendy)

Interaction with other cognitive and physical impairments (Annalu)

2. Social Interaction - Coordinator: Kaska

Intentionality (Kaska)(Genaro)

Communication (Kaska)(Oliver) (Annalu)


Interactional focus, reciprocity, turn-taking, mirroring (Helen/Tim)

3. Educational Intervention [Autism] - Coordinator: Nicola

cultural interpreters to enable and help (educational interventions) (Karen)

Teaching learning and pedagogy (Nicola)(Karen)


ICT (Wendy)

4. Educational Intervention [TD] - Coordinator: Helen

Teaching learning and pedagogy (Kaska)

Collaboration (Nicola)

ICT (Judith/Kaska/Helen)

Intersubjectivity - Vygotsky (Genaro)

5. Methodology - Coordinator: Judith

Participatory (Wendy)

User-centred design(Judith)

6. Affect - Coordinator: Genaro

Recognition of emotions (Nicola)(Tim/Kaska/Helen)

Motivation (Genaro)(Tim/Kaska/Helen)

Affective (perception/selfperception) (Genaro)

7. Nature of the Environment - Coordinator: Wendy

Multimodal interfaces (Oliver)

Embodied user interfaces/agent (Judith/Wendy)

Tangible interfaces (Wendy)

Locative media (Wendy)

Video games design by children(Judith)

Narratives (Genaro/Judith/Tim)

Eye tracking (Tim)

Biometrics (Tim/Helen)

Natural Language Dialogue (Oliver/Kaska)

accessibility and AAC (Annalu)

Affective and Cognitive modelling (Genaro/Helen/Kaska)

Papers not found at LKL (can anyone get these papers please?)

Adams L.; Gouvousis A.; VanLue M.; Waldron C. (2004), Social Story Intervention: Improving Communication Skills in a Child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, Volume 19, Number 2, 1 June 2004, pp. 87-94(8)

Barry L.M.; Burlew S.B. (2004), Using Social Stories to Teach Choice and Play Skills to Children with Autism. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, Volume 19, Number 1, 1 March 2004, pp. 45-51(7)

Bruner, J. and Kalmar, D. A. (1998), 'Narrative and metanarrative in the construction of self', in Self-Awareness: Its Nature and Development, ed. M. Ferrari and R. J. Sternberg (New York: Guilford Press), pp. 308-331.

Dapretto, M., Davies, M. et al. (2006). Understanding emotions in others: mirror neuron dysfunction in children with autism spectrum disorders. Natural Neurosciences 9(1): 28-30.

Delano, Monica; Snell, Martha E. (2006) The Effects of Social Stories on the Social Engagement of Children with Autism. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions 8 (1): 29-42

Leekam S., Baron-Cohen, S., Perrett, D. & Milders, M. 1997. Eye-direction detection: A dissociation between geometric and joint attention skills in autism. British Journal of Developmental Psychology 15: 77-95.

Minshew, N and Goldstein, (1998) Autism as a disorder of complex information processing. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews 4(2): 129-136

Sansosti, Frank J.; Powell-Smith, Kelly A. (2006) Using Social Stories to Improve the Social Behavior of Children With Asperger Syndrome. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions. 8 (1): 43-57

Relevant books

Beyer, J. and Gammeltoft, L. (2000) Autism and play, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London

Hobson, P. (2002). The Cradle of Thought: Exploring the Origins of Thinking. New York, Oxford University Press.

Moor, J (2002) Playing, Laughing and Learning with Children on the Autism Spectrum: A Practical Resource of Play Ideas for Parents and Carers, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London

Sherratt, D. & Peter, M. (2002) The Development of Play and Drama in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. London: David Fulton Publishers.

Singer, D. G., & Singer, J. L. (1992). The house of make-believe. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Singer, D.G. & Singer, J. L. (Eds.) (2001)

Topic revision: r1 - 22 Jul 2008 - 12:14:42 - KaskaPorayskaPomsta
This site is powered by the TWiki collaboration platformCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding TWiki? Send feedback
This Wiki uses Cookies