• Technologies for Autism: Mobile Video Modeling Jun 8, 2012 | No Comments

    Technologies for Autism: Mobile Video Modeling

    Video modeling has been demonstrated to support individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in learning a variety of skills.This involves watching recorded videos of others (peer modeling) or oneself (self modeling) modeling positive behavior or successfully completing a task. The ubiquitous nature of mobile technologies provides an opportunity to make video modeling more connected to the activities people are trying to accomplish.

  • WellConnect Sep 29, 2012 | No Comments

    WellConnect

    The goal of WellConnect is to improve mental health services for low-income urban youth by increasing this population’s awareness of their own mental health. Smartphones grant opportunity for improved care. Through the use of smart phones, the individuals will be able to monitor their daily activities.

  • Go Go Games Jun 15, 2015 | No Comments

    Go Go Games

    This work evaluates the effectiveness of Go Go Games. Go Go Games utilizes strategies from Pivotal Response Training (PRT) to teach multiple cue responding to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

  • Technologies for Autism: ActivityCoach Sep 29, 2012 | No Comments

    Technologies for Autism: ActivityCoach

    For many people living with ASD, remembering detailed schedules can be challenging. However, the static representations of those schedules that are normally used as supports do not represent the dynamic nature of life. A well planned day can be disrupted by a late bus or cancelled work. ActivityCoach is a mobile application that provides dynamic […]

  • Food Assistance Outreach with e-Government Applications Oct 1, 2011 | No Comments

    Food Assistance Outreach with e-Government Applications

    Food assistance outreach workers assist clients in applying for governmental nutrition assistance programs utilizing both offline and online application systems. These outreach workers make e-Government applications and services accessible to their client populations, by engaging in extensive human effort on behalf of their clients by negotiating information exchanges between governmental organizations and individual clients, fostering client and government relationships, and non-directly supporting and explaining underlying governmental processes to clients.

  • Technologies for Autism: Hygiene Helper Sep 29, 2012 | No Comments

    Technologies for Autism: Hygiene Helper

    Proper hygiene habits are essential for the short and long-term health benefits they provide. They are also key independent living skills for full integration within modern society. A variety of books have been written on the subject, but these provide little to help prompt, remind, and instruct on a daily basis. Mobile technologies provide the […]

  • Managing Online Identities for the Deceased Oct 29, 2013 | No Comments

    Managing Online Identities for the Deceased

    The death of a loved one can be a challenging time for survivors who are left to manage the deceased’s affairs. In many cases, our increasing amount of online data is exacerbating this issue. Our social media lives create vast quantities of personal data that remain after we die. However, these data are not like other assets that we include in wills or testaments. They are connected to a large number of friends who survive us, all with diverse needs.

  • Designing for Food Justice with Hunger-Focused Nonprofits. Nov 4, 2013 | No Comments

    Designing for Food Justice with Hunger-Focused Nonprofits.

    Research Team: Lynn Dombrowski, Gillian R. Hayes, Melissa Mazmanian Food inequality is large social problem faced by many lower-socioeconomic individuals. As food assistance demands rise, hunger-based nonprofits struggle to help their communities fulfill local food needs. This work examines how technology can support the goals of hunger-focused nonprofits. Novel technological systems can address large social […]

  • Intersections and Separations in Gender and Race-Focused Social Media Movements Nov 7, 2015 | No Comments

    Intersections and Separations in Gender and Race-Focused Social Media Movements

    In social media movements people use social media platforms to coordinate, communicate, and collaboratively further social justice goals. Social media sites enable spreading of information and awareness during social movements, both about in-person events and to share information more broadly. However, the reach of a social movement depends on information spreading to people who are […]

  • DeskOwl: A New Model for Increasing Information Access and Literacy in the Global South Mar 6, 2015 | No Comments

    DeskOwl: A New Model for Increasing Information Access and Literacy in the Global South

    A model for knowledge sharing that is open, interactive, draws on diverse expertise and experience, and builds a searchable information repository that can be used by multiple communities and organizations.


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Digital Footprints Wins Honorable Mention at CHI
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Congratulations to Oliver Haimson, Jed Brubaker, Lynn Dombrowski, and Gillian Hayes on their 2016 CHI paper, Digital Footprints...

Proximity Detection for Autism Research wins Dean's Choice award
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Congratulations to Baldwin Chang, Anthony Foley, and Meghan Matibag, whose Senior design project has won a Dean’s Choice...


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