Research

2009 Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society B
Can emotion recognition be taught to children with autism spectrum conditions?
Baron-Cohen, S., et al.
Young children with autism spectrum conditions can be taught to recognize and respond to emotional and mental states on others’ facial expressions.
2009 Child Psychiatry Human Development
Emotion understanding in children with ADHD
Fonseca, D.D., et al.
Emotion-processing difficulties in children with ADHD extend beyond facial emotion and also affect the recognition of emotions based on context.
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?
Sinzig, J., et al.
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
Lacava, P.G., et al.
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 software.
2008 University of Victoria
Emotion Recognition in Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (Dissertation)
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
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.
2000 AJMR
Recognition of Identity and Expression in Faces by Children With Down Syndrome
Wishart, J.G., and Pitcairn, T.K.
Children with Down syndrome show a specific deficit in processing facial expressions.
2000 Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
Brief Report: Vocabulary Acquisition for Children with Autism: Teacher or Computer Instruction
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
Barley, R.A.
A comprehensive overview and historical perspective of ADHD.  Explains diagnostic criteria and management approaches.
Pinterest