• 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 […]

  • DanceCraft Nov 7, 2015 | No Comments

    Individuals with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders often experience sensory perception impairments, which can lead to challenges such as sensitivity to loud noises or irritation from specific textures on their skin. Atypical movement, such as rocking, can be exhibited as compensation for this sensory perception impairment. Currently, therapists use dance therapy to stimulate the various […]

  • 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: 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.

  • 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 […]

  • Software Developer Accessibility Awareness Nov 7, 2015 | No Comments

    Standards for governing accessibility in software systems were established over two decades ago, yet poor compliance continues to pose challenges for the individuals dependent on these systems. This project seeks to understand the relationship between compliance, awareness and attitudes of accessibility within the software development community.By understanding why software systems are not accessible, we can […]

  • Estrellita: Helping Caregivers and Clinicians of Preterm Infants Nov 21, 2011 | 1 Comment

    Estrellita: Helping Caregivers and Clinicians of Preterm Infants

    We are designing, developing, and deploying an innovative and feasible mobile solution for collecting infant and caregiver observations of daily living (ODLs), sharing these data with their clinical providers, and visualizing and summarizing these data for both the parents and clinicians caring for these children. This system, called Estrellita, has been shown to be helpful in preliminary pilot studies, and now we are expanding its capabilities and evaluating Estrellita in a longitudinal field deployment.

  • Nonvisual Computer Interfaces Mar 6, 2015 | No Comments

    Exploring the reappropriation of visual computing metaphors into the physical world.

  • 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.

  • Slow Refresh Tactile Displays Nov 7, 2015 | No Comments

    Large format refreshable tactile displays, to the extent that they exist, are traditionally far too costly for the individuals that need them most. In this project we are exploring the use of 3D printing and low cost electronics to build modular refreshable displays that communicate digital information tactilely for people with visual impairment. Establishing new […]


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BrainTrack
Nov 7, 2015 | No Comments
Children suffering from a mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) are currently unlikely to follow recovery protocols and little is...
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STAR students given best paper nods
Oct 2, 2016 | No Comments
We are excited to announce that Kate Ringland et. al. and Oliver Haimson et. al. have both acknowledgement on their recent publications...

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STAR students given best paper nods
Oct 2, 2016 | No Comments
We are excited to announce that Kate Ringland et. al. and Oliver Haimson et. al. have both acknowledgement on their recent publications...

Kate Ringland wins ARCS Fellow Scholar Award
Oct 2, 2016 | No Comments
STAR lab gives congratulations to Kate Ringland who was awarded and ARCS Fellow Scholar award for 2016-2018! The National ARCS...

Research makes news
Mar 22, 2016 | No Comments
Understanding Social Media Disclosures of Sexual Abuse Through the Lenses of Support Seeking and Anonymity has been receiving...


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STAR students given best paper nods
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STAR students given best paper nods
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STAR students given best paper nods
We are excited to announce that Kate Ringland et. al. and Oliver Haimson et. al. have both acknowledgement on their recent publications...
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STAR students given best paper nods
We are excited to announce that Kate Ringland et. al. and Oliver Haimson et. al. have both acknowledgement on their recent publications...
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STAR students given best paper nods
We are excited to announce that Kate Ringland et. al. and Oliver Haimson et. al. have both acknowledgement on their recent publications...
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