Project at a Glance:
- Status: Active
- Launch: May 2011
- Partners: Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies and the Smithsonian Institution Accessibility Program
- Team: Paul T. Jaeger, Mega Subramaniam, Lesley A. Langa, Katie Shanahan
- Mission: The findings from this research will: increase accessibility of museums to people with disabilities; illuminate the importance of the web and electronic resources in expanding a museumís audience; and contribute research into the role of family learning with special needs children in museums.
The Museum Experience of Children with Autism and Their Families: Improving Access through Web and Electronic Resources (funded by the Smithsonian Institution and the University of Maryland)