Tesco’s £119 Hudl tablet hits stores | Technology | theguardian.com

Tesco’s £119 Hudl tablet hits stores | Technology | theguardian.com.

Used to be the only tablet you could buy in a supermarket was in the confectionary aisle… Should point out that right now this Android tablet is one of the cheapest and highest specification tablets available from a major mainstream retailer in the UK. Worth a consideration if you’re on a tight budget.

Hudl – Introducing the new 7″ tablet from Tesco – Tesco.com

App helps children manage their health care routines

App helps children manage their health care routines.

App from Vanderbilt University. This is a free app at the moment but may have a charge in the future. They provide a sample (for children) about visiting the doctor which includes photos of e.g. getting your height and weight taken. Although this app was developed for children It’s generic so you can add your own routines quickly, it’s very simple to use and is good for breaking larger tasks into a sequence of smaller tasks or steps. Here’s some screenshots of an example of my own showing a visit to the autism team, I just used photos but you do have the option to use video instead.

    1. Choosing a routine

Choosing a routine

    1. Showing steps in the task
      If there are more steps than will fit in the screen then you’ll see arrows to let you scroll to them.
      Showing steps in the task
    2. Completing tasks
      You just touch the square when you’ve completed a task. It’s easy to see which steps have still to be done.

Completing tasks

Open University Unit -The autistic spectrum: From theory to practice

The Open University (OU) provides a wide range of courses and is a long-standing centre of expertise in distance and online learning in the UK. Many people already in employment use the OU to gain or supplement existing academic qualifications in subjects such as Social Work. They have provided a free unit:
The autistic spectrum: From theory to practice

Autism Data – The National Autistic Society Information Centre Library

Autism Data is the ideal research tool for anyone researching autism and Asperger syndrome. It is, as far as we are aware, the only database of published material on all aspects of autism, open for everyone to access on the web. It lists over 30,000 published research papers, books, articles, videos and other materials.”