Assistive Technology for Autism Spectrum Disorder: Systematic Literature Review

  • Nur Anis Suhaila
  • Norazah Mohd Nordin

Abstract

The world is now filled with new technologies in line with the advancement of technology and those new technologies are known as smart technology. Smart technology is often integrated in the education sector to facilitate learning and teaching sessions. Assistive technology is a part of smart technology that has been emerging widely and it's employed as a teaching aid tools for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The technology shows enormous potential in tackling the challenges faced by ASD. Although promising, the effective use of assistive technology (AT) in helping ASD is still limited and has its own limitations. The goal of this systematic literature review was to provide a comprehensive overview of studies on the utilization of assistive technology (AT) to help persons with ASD cope with the challenges they face. Lots of research has been undertaken to see how successful AT therapies are for improving communication and social interaction, cognitive skills, and other aspects of ASD development. Despite this, the researchers discovered that there is still a dearth of studies that include all of the technology employed. The study cites a number of recent publications in the form of systematic analysis as research findings that back up the points made.

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Published
2022-06-30
How to Cite
SUHAILA, Nur Anis; MOHD NORDIN, Norazah. Assistive Technology for Autism Spectrum Disorder: Systematic Literature Review. International Journal of Advanced Research in Education and Society, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 2, p. 25-39, june 2022. ISSN 2682-8138. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/ijares/article/view/18609>. Date accessed: 21 july 2024.
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