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Takam: a multisensory toy for autistic children

UniversityIran University of Science and Technology
Lead DesignersMojdeh Alinejad, Fatemeh Yazdanian, Neda shokrani
Prize(s)Honorable Mention
Entry Description

The common problem in autistic children (Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD) is sensory integration disorders which means, it is not easy for them to receive & process information from different senses. Sensory integration therapy, which was developed in the 1970s by an OT, A. Jean Ayres, is designed to help children with sensory-processing problems. sensory integration therapy is believed to increase a child’s threshold for tolerating sensory-rich environments, make transitions less disturbing, and reinforce positive behaviors. This product worked based on the sensory integration approach