Functionality, Impact, and Satisfaction of a Web-Based and Mobile Application Support Program for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Monica Bellon-Harn, Vinaya Manachaiah

Abstract


This paper presents the functionality, impact and satisfaction of a self-management web-based or mobile application student support program (i.e., College Connect) for post-secondary students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (PSS-ASD) in the United States. Five professionals and four successful college graduates with ASD evaluated College Connectand completed an intervention satisfaction rating and an ePlatform performance questionnaire. College Connect and ePlatform function was modified based on reviewers’ feedback. Following modification, the program was piloted with three high school seniors and one freshman at a two-year college with ASD. Results pointed toward strengths and limitations of the program protocol and future directions.


Keywords


mobile application, autism spectrum disorders, transition

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