BrainWare SAFARI with Students With Autism Spectrum Diagnoses
Product Studied: BrainWare SAFARI
|Subjects||33 male (28) and female(5) children, ages 5 to 16, with a range of ASD (severe to Asperger’s)|
|Usage||3 to 5sessions per week, 30-60 minutes per session, 12 weeks|
|Assessment||CARS Rating Scale, BrainWare Behavioral Rating Scale|
Summary of Findings: Over half of the students were able to persist in use of the program over the duration of the study. Subjects aged 9 and older and those with higher functioning and Asperger’s diagnoses demonstrated the most benefit, with improvements noted in perceptual processing, sensorimotor function, attention, thinking (logic and reasoning), and life management skills. Improved interpersonal relationships and greater tolerance for frustration were also observed.