It is increasingly common nowadays, the use of tablets with different purposes. Whether the aim is business, leisure or education, tablets have turned into an important part of our daily life as well as they are gaining terrain in the technological field.
Tablets have also become and educational tool for professionals working in the autism field. Among other features, their touchscreen allow to see the result of the action done immediately.
Autism is one of the great unknowns of our society.
That unequivocal seems Victor Rodríguez (Barcelona, 1978), a psychologist, speech therapist and clinical director of Planeta Imaginario Foundation, an organization dedicated to work with children with autism.
This professional remarks how important an early diagnosis is – something that does not occur as frequently as it must and something that can be reinforced by some iPad app's- as well as how important is that parents and professional walk together to make autism more visible in our society to stop being a disagreeable pathology.
Last June 2012, the Planeta Imaginario foundation was awarded by BBVA with one of the "Territorios Solidarios" awards. BBVA funds these social projects which try to bring social benefit trough non-profit organizations.
The project carried out by the Planeta Imaginario Foundation is fully funded by the "Territorios Solidarios" department from BBVA. With their donation, specialists in treatment of children with ASD can go to different schools and offer an specific training about the school intervention for children with ASD; being this training completely free for the schools.