Developing Persuasive Technology for ASD Challenged Teenagers

  • Morten Aagaard
  • Peter Øhrstrøm
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7284)


The HANDS project suggests the use of Mobile Persuasion in order to support teenagers with an autism diagnosis and normal or high IQ. The paper offers a description of the HANDS toolset and its potential. The HANDS toolset has been evaluated at four schools for teenagers with autism over a period of 7 months. The paper presents the main conclusions from this evaluation and some perspectives of the use of systems like HANDS are discussed.


Autism Spectrum Disorder Mobile Device Smart Phone Difficult Situation Personal Trainer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Morten Aagaard
    • 1
  • Peter Øhrstrøm
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Communication and PsychologyAalborg UniversityAalborgDenmark

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