What the digital technology and, particularly the Augmented Reality, can contribute to the development of these skills?
The main objective of ARBIT project is to reduce disparities in accessing and engaging with formal and non-formal education of students with autism and learning difficulties, in order to promote their social inclusion.
To reach that objective ARBIT´s project propose to use Augmented Reality technology to help young children with autism and intellectual disabilities, in acquiring and developing key competencies, including basic skills, as body knowledge, joint attention and imitation.
Below we offer you a brief explanation of the benefits of using augmented reality technology for the development of these skills.
What does the use of digital technology bring to people with Autism and intellectual disability?
Technology mainly provides visual information, allows filter non-relevant information, can be highly personalised, predictable and it does not require communication and social interaction that are so complex to most of the people with Autism and intellectual disability.