accessibility, assistive technologies, autism spectrum disorder, cultural aspects, disability, hci, social networks, usability. currently researching the accessibility of social media technologies for Arab adults with autism spectrum disorder
Mashat, Alaa, Wald, Mike and Parsons, Sarah (2014) Improving social and communication skills of adult Arabs with ASD through the use of social media technologies [in special issue: Computers Helping People with Special Needs: 14th International Conference, ICCHP 2014, Paris, France, July 9-11, 2014, Proceedings, Part I] Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8547, pp. 478-485. (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-08596-8_75).
Mashat, Alaa, Wald, Mike and Parsons, Sarah (2015) The role of photos in social media interactions of adult Arabs with autism spectrum disorder At INTED2015 Proceedings. 9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Spain. 02 - 04 Mar 2015. , pp. 2873-2879.
Mashat, Alaa, Wald, Mike and Parsons, Sarah (2016) Investigating the use of social media technologies by adults with autism spectrum disorder in Saudi Arabia At 2016 HCI international conference, Canada. 17 - 22 Jul 2016. , pp. 224-236. (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-40238-3_22).