Somantics

Description

A novel software application created with the inclusive participation of the target population, young people with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD). Somantics has been used in a variety of settings, therapeutic and educational, as a method of eliciting non-formal, user-led interaction

Goal (description)

The overarching goal of Somantics is promote greater self-awareness, confidence and independence

Provider/ Suite: Cariad Interactive

 

Skill Domain: Socio-emotional skills

 

Special needs / School ages: Children with ASD  

 

Language: English

 

Cost: Free download

 

Equipment: Ipads/Kinect camera

 

System Requirement: An iPad2 will be required for camera based interaction, iPad1 users may still download and use the touch based Somantics. Desktop and laptop machines to a Microsoft Kinect Version One or compatible device to function.