Thursday, March 29, 2007

Interactive toy for autistic children


LINKX an interactive toy that stimulates the language development of autistic children. Via Idealist

Helma van RijnI designed LINKX, a language toy for autistic toddlers. Throughout the process, experts in autism were involved. She tested the prototype with three autistic children in several play-sessions.

The following is the video of her tests

2 comments:

idealist said...

:) it's a good finding.

usually all this kind of projects are related to make the things more "cool"/"usable"/"desirable"... like Philips sense and simplicity projects...

...but I like this one because it approaches the reality of autism.

very good, very human.

csven said...

Excellent. And inspiring. Thank you for sharing this.