iPod-Based Tutorials Teach Teens With Asperger’s How To Interact
When struggling with social situations, some Minnesota teens with Asperger’s syndrome have a new tool at their disposal: their iPods.
Through an enterprising program, the teens have short videos loaded on their iPods that they can turn to for guidance. The 30-second shorts tackle issues like how to have a conversation or maintain personal space.
The program builds on the fact that many people with Asperger’s already listen to music on their iPods to calm themselves in stressful situations.
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The videos go beyond that, however, giving teens a tool they can replay over and over to address difficulties and hammer home concepts. Plus, the iPods can go everywhere with the teens without making them stand out, reports the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. To read more click here.