Join In is a suite of collaborative games played on the DiamondTouch interactive surface (http://www.circletwelve.com) aimed at supporting Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for children with autism. The design facilitates sessions in which a facilitator and two children take part. Join In supports a learning part focusing on problem solving of daily collaborative situations, and an experience part in which children actively play together collaborative games reminiscent of the situations introduced before. Join In has been developed as part of the COSPATIAL project (http://cospatial.fbk.eu) funded by the European Commission.
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Giusti L., Zancanaro M., Gal E., Weiss P.L. Dimensions of collaboration on a tabletop interface for children with autism spectrum disorder. In Proceedings of the CHI’11, 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems. Vancouver, Canada, May 2011.