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
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
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.