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---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a therapeutic aid for children with autism spectrum disorders monitor and limit their repeated actions. Children with autism tend to repeat certain actions (e.g., bobbing the head, rocking the body, scratching the flesh, and banging the hand). The Repeat device attempts to teach a child with autism to limit their repeated actions to a time frame indicated on the product by flashing LED lights. Repeat is made from a soft, stretchy silicone material that can be tugged, rubbed, squeezed, bitten, etc. The device includes a small digital timer for goal-setting. The effectiveness of the Repeat device will vary between individuals and different types of repeated behaviors. POWER: Battery powered. TITLE: Wearable Regulation for Children with Autism. WEBSITE: Yanko Design. REF: http://www.yankodesign.com/2009/10/13/wearable-regulation-for-children-w....
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