LUMICROMA

Use of LUMICROMA in the pedagogical training of caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)

The project aims to develop an innovative product called “LUMICROMA”. As a tool for art therapy, LUMICROMA presents as being a simple, accessible and effective solution to enable the carer with therapeutic strategies for children with autism spectrum disorders. Thus, it is necessary to enabling and empowering families / caregivers with simple strategies / tools that promote activities that stimulate: a) functional communication; b) social instruction in different contexts; c) skills in games, with a focus on interaction with each other; and d) functional assessment and positive attitude support to address behavioral problems.

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
IR – Ruben Pereira Fernandes (Polytechnic of Porto)
Helena Reis
Liliana Teixeira

DURATION
6 months (2018 – 2019)

INSTITUTIONAL AND INDUSTRY PARTNERS
Nortexcel – Center of Excellence in Medical Technologies

FUNDING