29MarInteractive toy for autistic children

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LINKX an interactive toy that stimulates the language development of autistic children. Via Idealist

Helma van RijnI designed LINKX, a language toy for autistic toddlers. Throughout the process, experts in autism were involved. She tested the prototype with three autistic children in several play-sessions.

The following is the video of her tests:


  1. Gravatar Icon 1 idealist30 Mar 2007

    :) it’s a good finding.

    usually all this kind of projects are related to make the things more “cool”/”usable”/”desirable”… like Philips sense and simplicity projects…

    …but I like this one because it approaches the reality of autism.

    very good, very human.

  2. Gravatar Icon 2 csven30 Mar 2007

    Excellent. And inspiring. Thank you for sharing this.


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