Directed by the IRTIC, in the Science Park of the Universitat, the main objective of the project is the development and experimental evaluation of software and protocol to support professionals and relatives involved in the education of children with learning difficulties, who will learn to decide the most adequate technologic solutions in each case.

The project, which began in September 2015 and in will be in force for two years, counts with a grant of more or less 250,000 euros from the European Union.

A total of eleven Spanish, Turkish and British researchers participate in SMART-ASD.

The act was presented by the General Director of Language Policy and Multilingualism Management (CEIFIRE), Rubén Trenzano, the Vice-Principal for International Relations and Cooperation of the Universitat de València, Guillermo Palao, researchers Marcos Fernández and Gerardo Herrera, both from the IRTIC, among other representatives from institutions collaborating in the project: Universitat de València, Autism & Learning Difficulties Group (IRTIC), Conselleria d’Educació, Cultura i Esport (Valencian Department of Education, Culture and Sport), Autismo Burgos “El Alba” School, Aucavi Foundation, “Aucavi” School, Mira’m Foundation, “Mira’m” School, Santcristòfol School, Konya Il Milli Egitim Mudurlugu (Konya Government), Turkey, Necmettin Erbakan Üniversitesi, Turkey, Selcuklu Ogr Fatma Menekse Ozel Egt Is Uygulama Mer, “Fatama” School, Turkey, Ataturk Ilkokulu. “Meram” School, Turkey, University of Bath, United Kingdom.

Date: 17 de november de 2015.

Place Parc Científic of the Universitat.