2013 Autism
The relationship between emotion recognition ability and social skills in young children with autism
By Beth T Williams, Kylie M Gray
Sadness recognition is also associated with social skills in children with autism.
2013 McNair Scholars Research Journal
The I-Pad Research Initiative: The Impact Of I-Pads as Engagement Tools For Children With Asperger’s Disorder
By Brunette Robinson
The iPad is a form of learning technology that promotes positive and
effective interaction between children with Asperger’s Disorder.
2013 Research in Developmental Disabilities
Using iPods® and iPads® in teaching programs for individuals with developmental disabilities: A systematic review
By Debora M. Kagohara et al 
The results of these 15 studies were largely positive, suggesting that
iPads®, and related devices are viable technological aids for
individuals with developmental disabilities.
2009 Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society B
Can emotion recognition be taught to children with autism spectrum conditions?
By Simon Baron-Cohen, Ofer Golan and Emma Ashwin
Young children with autism spectrum conditions can be taught to
recognize and respond to emotional and mental states on others’ facial
2009 Child Psychiatry Human Development
Emotion understanding in children with ADHD
By David Da Fonseca, Valérie Seguier, Andreia Santos, François Poinso, Christine Deruelle
Emotion-processing difficulties in children with ADHD extend beyond
facial emotion and also affect the recognition of emotions based on
2008 European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Do hyperactivity, impulsivity and inattention have an impact on the
ability of facial affect recognition in children with autism and ADHD?

By Judith Sinzig, Dagmar Morsch, Gerd Lehmkuhl
The ability of facial recognition is reduced in children suffering from
ADHD symptoms,  both in autistic and pure ADHD children.
2008 Remedial and Special Education
Using Assistive Technology to Teach Emotion Recognition to Students with Asperger Syndrome: A Pilot Study
By Lacava, Paul G.; Golan, Ofer; Baron-Cohen, Simon; Myles, Brenda Smith
Participants improved on face and voice emotion recognition for basic
and complex emotions that were in the software, as well as for complex
voice emotion recognition for emotions that were not included in the
2008 University of Victoria
Emotion Recognition in Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (Dissertation)
By Siklos, S
Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders have problems with
emotion recognition in complex, rapidly changing, real-world social
situations and recognizing more subtle emotional displays.
2007 Computers in Human Behavior
Strategies for designing effective psychotherapeutic gaming interventions for children and adolescents
By Goh, D.H., et al
Review of relevant computer gaming literature that proposes a set of
guidelines and strategies for the design of psychotherapeutic games
targeted at children and adolescents.
2002 JAMA Psychiatry
Visual Fixation Patterns During Viewing of Naturalistic Social
Situations as Predictors of Social Competence in Individuals With Autism

By Ami Klin, PhD; Warren Jones, BA; Robert Schultz, PhD; Fred Volkmar, MD; Donald Cohen, MD.
When viewing naturalistic social situations, individuals with autism
demonstrate abnormal patterns of social visual pursuit consistent with
reduced salience of eyes and increased salience of mouths, bodies, and
2000 AJMR
Recognition of Identity and Expression in Faces by Children With Down Syndrome
By Wishart, J.G., and Pitcairn, T.K.
Children with Down syndrome show a specific deficit in processing facial
expressions with a specific deficit in perceiving surprise and fear.
2000 Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
Brief Report: Vocabulary Acquisition for Children with Autism: Teacher or Computer Instruction
By Moore, M., and Calvert, S.
Children with autism were more attentive, more motivated, and learned
more vocabulary using the computer and the educational software program
in the study.
1990 Guilford Press
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: a handbook for diagnosis and treatment
By Barley, R.A.
A comprehensive overview and historical perspective of ADHD.  Explains diagnostic criteria and management approaches.
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Pin on PinterestShare on LinkedIn