New Publication Available on Zody iPad Game

June 11th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

New Publication Available on Zody iPad Game

A new publication by LouAnne Boyd and her coauthors is now available on the ACM digital library. Abstract: This article describes how collaborative assistive technologies, housed on off-the-shelf, low-cost platforms such as the iPad, can be used to facilitate social relationships in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Through an empirical study of the use […]


Zody iPad Game

June 11th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

Zody iPad Game

Evaluation of the pairs of children with autism’s social relationships behaviors observed during Zody iPad game and Lego play sets.


Wearable Cognitive Assistant

June 11th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

Wearable Cognitive Assistant

Evaluation of the pairs of children with autism’s social relationships behaviors observed during Zody iPad game and Lego play sets.


CSCW Best Paper Honorable Mention

March 6th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

CSCW Best Paper Honorable Mention

Congratulations to Oliver Haimson, Jed Brubaker, Lynn Dombrowski, Gillian Hayes on their CSCW Best Paper Honorable Mention! Haimson, O. L., Brubaker, J. R., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, G. R. Disclosure, Stress, and Support During Gender Transition on Facebook. Proceedings of ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing 2015.


iConference Publications

January 14th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

iConference Publications

Several members of STAR had publications accepted to this year’s iConference. Congratulations! Haimson, O. L., Menking, A., Eschler, J., Erickson, I., & Hayes, G. R. Exploring Gender, Race, and Sexuality with Social Media Data. Workshop at iConference 2015. more info: https://iconferencesocialmediadata.wordpress.com/ CFP: https://iconferencesocialmediadata.wordpress.com/call-for-papers/ Haimson, O. L., Brubaker, J. R., Loder, C., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, […]


STAR Ubicomp 2014 Best Paper Honorable Mentions!

September 15th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

STAR Ubicomp 2014 Best Paper Honorable Mentions!

Two STAR papers were chosen as Honorable Mentions for Best Paper awards at Ubicomp 2014! Ringland, K., Zalapa, R., Neal, M., Escobedo, L., Tentori, M., and Hayes, G.R. et al SensoryPaint: A Multimodal Sensory Intervention for Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Proceedings of Ubicomp 2014. Matic, A., Hayes, G.R., Tentori, M., Abdullah, M., and Schuck, S. […]


STAR CSCW 2015 Papers

September 2nd, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

STAR CSCW 2015 Papers

Three papers by STAR group members have been accepted for CSCW 2015! Haimson, O. L., Brubaker, J. R., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, G. R. (2015). Disclosure, Stress, and Support During Gender Transition on Facebook. In Proceedings of the ACM 2015 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Ringland, K. E., Wolf, C. T., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, […]


Hayes Featured in Calit2 Newsroom!

September 2nd, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Hayes Featured in Calit2 Newsroom!

Gillian Hayes’ and STAR’s work was featured in UCI’s Calit2 Newsroom in an article on Technology and Autism! Can technology benefit those with autism? UCI professor Gillian Hayes thinks it can and does. Hayes, whose primary academic appointment is in Informatics (she also has appointments in education and pediatrics) told this week’s SURF-IT seminar series lunchtime […]


Wong Awarded Summer Undergraduate Research Program Grant!

June 18th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Wong Awarded Summer Undergraduate Research Program Grant!

Congratulations to STAR undergraduate Tiffany Wong, who was awarded a UC Irvine Summer Undergraduate Research Program Grant/Fellowship in support of the research project “vSked: Visual Schedules for Autism”! Tiffany will be working with Gillian Hayes and Sen Hirano this summer.


Pina and Hayes’ Work Featured in PsychCentral and British Psychological Society!

June 12th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Pina and Hayes’ Work Featured in PsychCentral and British Psychological Society!

Laura Pina and Gillian Hayes’ work on ADHD parenting strategies was recently featured in both PsychCentral and The British Psychological Association! PsychCentral: “New App Helps ADHD Moms Manage Stress” “Instead of focusing an individual in need we are looking at how to build and design technology for the family as a whole and what’s beneficial […]