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Call for Paper: Special Issue relating to Assistive Technologies for Neurodivergent People

Call for Paper: Special Issue relating to Assistive Technologies for Neurodivergent People

Invitation for submissions to the special issue of Interacting with Computers with the title “Designing Technology for Neurodivergent Self-Determination: Challenges and Opportunities”! The topic area covers the use and development as well as the design of assistive technologies for neurodivergent people. Personal experience reports are also welcome!
Submission Deadline for Extended Abstracts:
31.10.2024
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Full Paper Contribution Relating to Assistive Technologies for Autists

Full Paper Contribution Relating to Assistive Technologies for Autists

AutARK presents a full paper contribution at this year’s international conference “HCI International” in Washington DC. The paper entitled “Unlocking Opportunities: Empowering Autistic Adults in Vocational Training and Employment Through Assistive Technologies” presents current research results and outlines requirements for assistive technologies to support autistic people in vocational training and at the workplace.
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Results of Mensch und Computer 2023

Results of Mensch und Computer 2023

The results of the practical part of the workshop “Designing Accessible Extended Reality”, organised by the AutARK team as part of the Mensch und Computer 2023 conference, include insightful ideas and suggestions developed by various participants on challenges and solutions for different target groups in different contexts. In addition, requirements as well as ethical and social aspects relating to the use of assistive technologies were discussed.
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1st Advisory Board Meeting: Networking with various stakeholders

1st Advisory Board Meeting: Networking with various stakeholders

The project successfully conducted its inaugural advisory board meeting on November 17, 2023. Our advisory board consists of 10 institutions and individuals engaged in the field of autism in the workplace through various professional, voluntary, or personal capacities. The meeting also included representation from two individuals on the autism spectrum, who offered valuable personal insights into the workplace challenges faced from an autistic perspective, drawing from their own experiences.
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AutARK at the careers fair vocatium Dresden II

AutARK at the careers fair vocatium Dresden II

AutARK was represented at this year’s vocatium trade fair for training and studies in Dresden with an information and hands-on booth as well as a presentation to inform trade fair visitors about inclusive studies, digital accessibility and the various needs of people with disabilities or disorders in the context of training and studies.
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Workshop at INTERACT 2023

Workshop at INTERACT 2023

The mutual exchange in the scientific community is always the basis as well as the guarantee for excellent research. This becomes especially exciting when new fields of research are jointly initiated and innovative projects and initiatives emerge from it. In this context, a full-day workshop took place on August 29,…
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Workshop at Mensch und Computer 2023

Workshop at Mensch und Computer 2023

The AutARK team successfully conducted a workshop on accessibility and design of extended reality for neurodivergent people with over 20 participants at this year’s Mensch und Computer.
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New project launched – “Neurodivergent @ TU Dresden”

New project launched – “Neurodivergent @ TU Dresden”

The “Neurodivergent @ TU Dresden” project, running from September to December 2023, aims to understand and support the university experience of neurodivergent students.
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First regulars’ table: “Neurodivergent Round” at Traumtänzer on 20.09.2023

First regulars’ table: “Neurodivergent Round” at Traumtänzer on 20.09.2023

The Traumtänzer is a refuge for TU Dresden’s diverse neurodivergent students; join us for an evening of discussion, support, and brainstorming to enhance accessibility and well-being in studies.
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We need your support – your experience matters!

We need your support – your experience matters!

Are you on the autistic spectrum or closely related? Then you have the opportunity to actively contribute to research by sharing your experiences with us! Help us to advance human-centred and needs-based development and support people on the autism spectrum!
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Training by Autism Outpatient Clinic on June 06, 2023

Training by Autism Outpatient Clinic on June 06, 2023

On July 6, 2023, the AutARK research team attended a training session at the Autism Outpatient Clinic in Dresden to gather knowledge about autism and develop assistive technologies to meet needs.
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Workshop on MuC 2023

Workshop on MuC 2023

Europe’s leading conference series discusses new forms of interaction and technologies to support impaired people.
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Workshop on INTERACT 2023

Workshop on INTERACT 2023

Workshop: technology design for neurodivergence and inclusive access on August 29, 2023.
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Research project “AutARK” starts!

Research project “AutARK” starts!

The AutARK project, launched in 2023, is developing technology to support people on the autism spectrum in the workplace.
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