Andrina Fawcett http://twitter.com/thecardigangirl
Tuesday afternoon students showcased some of the amazing scholarship they have been producing in relationship with the community at the Congress 2013 Expo Space.
Gaming to gain problem solving skills
Teacher and Educational Psychology PhD student Andrew Sung looked at executive function training in children with autism and spectrum disorder.
Challenges with executive functioning result in problem solving, attention, and working memory difficulties in autistic children. However, as Andrew explained, “if you can improve an autistic child's attention and problem solving skills then that can lead to better school readiness and perhaps better social communication.” With...