3D-modeling program builds skills in students with autism

01/31/2012 | Deseret News (Salt Lake City), The

Students with autism and other cognitive disabilities in the University of Utah iSTAR program use Google SketchUp software to design and build 3D models. Educators and advocates say students in the program learn valuable technical and leadership skills, plus gain opportunities to socialize and build confidence. The program, which is a partnership between the university and Google, is aimed at building on the students' aptitude for technology as well as opening up new opportunities for their future employment.

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