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Would you be interested in a driving software for ASD teenagers?
Yes, definitely!! 33%  33%  [ 2 ]
Yes, but I have some questions. 33%  33%  [ 2 ]
Maybe 33%  33%  [ 2 ]
No, not interested. 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Don't know 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
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dedec
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21 Feb 2017, 11:39 pm

Has anyone heard of any programs or software that will help teenagers with ASD learn how to drive? Anyone ever tried them?

I'm working on a team of researchers who are developing driving simulation software made specifically for people on the autism spectrum. It works a lot like a drive game (with a steering wheel and everything), but it teaches teenagers with ASD how to drive safety.

Would anyone here be interested in a product like that? Or are we wasting our time?



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22 Feb 2017, 6:25 pm

How about for ADULTS on the Spectrum?



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22 Feb 2017, 10:10 pm

Yes, I currently don't drive, but I would be interested in software like this and I'll gladly accept any recommendations from people on here, but I don't know if it should/would necessarily be any different for ASD students or adults than neuro-typicals. Maybe they might need some extra help, but it's more of a matter of time than teaching method, isn't it?



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23 Feb 2017, 3:39 am

dedec wrote:
Would anyone here be interested in a product like that? Or are we wasting our time?

You will need special hardware to simulate the input brain receives when driving. Similar hardware is used when training racer car drivers.



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23 Feb 2017, 5:05 am

I don't think it will be cheaper nor more effective than a personal trainer in a real training car.