My Publications

My work intersects assistive technology for social interaction and Human Computer Interaction. My most recent publications appear at the top of this list. My Social Skills Curriculum appears at the bottom. Links to conference papers and journal articles are contained at end of each citation. My full CV can be found here: BOYD CV 2018

Citation List:

26 Wasserman, Ben; Prate, Derek; Purnell, Bryce; Muse, Alex; Abdo, Kaitlyn; Day, Kendra; Boyd, LouAnne. vrSensory: Designing Inclusive Virtual Games with Neurodiverse Children. CHI PLAY Barcelona. 2019. In Press. PDF

25 Williams,Rua; Boyd, LouAnne. Prefigurative Politics and Passionate Witnessing. ASSETS Pittsburg. 2019. In Press. PDF

24 Ringland, Kathryn; Wolf, Chris; Boyd, LouAnne; Brown, Jamie; Palermo, Andrew; Lakes,Kimbereley; Hayes, Gillian. DanceCraft: A Whole-body Interactive System for Children with Autism. ASSETS, Pittsburg, 2019. PDF

23 Sean, Viseth; Cibrian,Francelei; Johnson,Jazette; Pass, Hollis; Boyd, LouAnne. Poster: Toward Digital Image Processing and Eye Tracking to Promote Visual Attention for People with Autism. Ubicomp, London September 2019. PDF

22 Boyd,LouAnne. Designing Sensory-Inclusive Virtual Play Spaces for Children. Interaction Design and Children, Boise, Idaho. June 2019. PDF

21 Boyd, LouAnne; Day, Kendra; Abdo, Kaitlyn; Wasserman,Ben; Hayes, Gillian; Linstead, Erik. Paper Prototyping Comfortable VR Play for Diverse Sensory Needs. CHI. Glasgow, May 2019. PDF

20 Baldwin, Mark S; Boyd, LouAnne; Mankoff, Jennife; Hayes, Gillian R. Sensory Inclusive Design for Voice Interfaces. Computer Supported Collaborative Work, Jersey City, NJ,Oct. 2018. PDF

19 Stewart Rosenfield, Lamkin. Kathleen; Re,Jennifer; Day, Kendra; Boyd, LouAnne; Linstead, Erik. A Virtual Reality System for Practicing Conversation Skills for Children with Autism. Multimodal Technologies and Interaction. April 2019. PDF

18 Boyd, LouAnne. Designing Sensory-Inclusive Virtual Play Spaces for Children. Interaction Design and Children, Boise, Idaho. June 2019. PDF

17 Boyd, LouAnne; Day, Kendra; Abdo, Kaitlyn; Wasserman,Ben; Hayes,Gillian; Linstead, Erik. Paper Prototyping Comfortable VR Play for Diverse Sensory Needs. CHI. Glasgow, May 2019. PDF

16 Boyd, LouAnne, Day, Kendra, Stewart, Natalia, Abdo, Kaitlyn, Lamkin, Kathleen, and Linstead, Erik. Leveling the Playing Field: Supporting neurodiversity via Virtual Realities. Technology and Innovation, Vol. 20, pp. 00-00, 2018 PDF

15 Du, Yao; Boyd, LouAnne; Ibrahim, Seray. From Behavioral and Communication Intervention to Interaction Design: User Perspectives from Clinicians. ASSETS, 2018. PDF

14 Boyd, LouAnne, Gupta, Saumya; Vikmani, Sagar; Gutierrez, Carlos; Yang, Junxiang; Linstead, Eril; Hayes, Gillian. vrSocial: Toward Immersive Therapeutic Virtual Reality Systems for Children with Autism. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’18). PDF

13 Benssassi, Esma, Gomez, Juan-Carlos, Boyd, LouAnne, Hayes, Gillian, Ye, Juan. Wearable Assistive Technologies for Autism: Opportunities and Challenges. To appear in IEEE Pervasive Computing, June 2018. WAT Survey PDF

12 Boyd, LouAnne, Ringland, Kathryn, Faucett, Heather, Patel, Kanika; Klein, Kim; Hiniker, Alexis; Hayes, Gillian. Evaluating an iPad Game to Address Overselectivity in Preliterate AAC Users with Minimal Verbal Behavior. To appear in ASSETS 2017. Go Go Games PDF

11 Ringland, Kathryn E.,Boyd,LouAnne; Faucett, Heather, Cullen, Amanda L, and Hayes, Gillian. Making in Minecraft: A Means of Self-Expression for Youth with Autism. In Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Interaction Design and Children, pp. 340-345. ACM, 2017. Making in Minecraft PDF

10 Boyd, LouAnne E., Kyle Rector, Halley Profita, Abigale J. Stangl, Annuska Zolyomi, Shaun K. Kane, and Gillian R. Hayes. Understanding the Role Fluidity of Stakeholders During Assistive Technology Research In the Wild. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp. 6147-6158. ACM, 2017. Role Fluidity PDF

9 Boyd, LouAnne E., Xinlong Jiang, and Gillian R. Hayes. ProCom: Designing and Evaluating a Mobile and Wearable System to Support Proximity Awareness for People with Autism. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp. 2865-2877. ACM, 2017. ProCom2 PDF

8 Jiang, Xinlong, Boyd, LouAnne, Hayes, Gillian, and Chen, Yiqiang. ProCom: Designing a Mobile and Wearable System to Support Proximity Awareness for People with Autism. UbiComp 2016. ProCom Dev PDF

7 Ringland, Kathryn E.; Wolf, Chris; Baldwin, Mark; Boyd, LouAnne; Hayes, Gillian. Would You Be Mine: Appropriating Minecraft as an Assistive Technology for Youth with Autism. ASSETS 2016. Would you be mine PDF

6 Boyd, LouAnne; Rangel, Alejandro; Tomimbang, Helen Tominbang, Andrea Conejo-Toledo; Kanika Patel 2016. SayWAT: Augmenting Face-to-Face Conversations for Adults with Autism. ACM. Proceedings of ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2016. sayWAT PDF

5 Boyd, LouAnne; Kathryn E. Ringland, Oliver L. Haimson, Helen Fernandez, Maria Bistarkey, and Gillian R. Hayes. [Evaluating a Collaborative iPad Game's Impact on Social Relationships for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS) 7, no. 1 (2015): 3. ZODY PDF

4 Boyd, LouAnne and Ward, Deborah M. 2013. Social Compass Curriculum: Three Descriptive Case Studies of Social Skills Outcomes for Students with Autism. SAGE Open 3, 4: Social Compass Curric 3 cases studies PDF

3 Escobedo, L., Nguyen, D, Boyd, LouAnne, Hirano, S., Rangel, A., Garcia-Rosas, D., Tentori, M., Hayes, G. MOSOCO: A mobile Assistive Tool to Support Children with Autism Practicing Social Skills in Real-Life Situations. SIG CHI. May 2012 Austin, Texas. MOSOCO PDF

2 Yeganyan, Micahel, Cramer, Meg, Boyd, LouAnne, Hayes, Gillian. vSked: An Interactive Visual Schedule System for use in Classrooms for Children with Autism. IDC 2010 (Barcelona, Spain, 2010). 319-322. vSked PDF

1 Hirano, Sen, Yeganyan, Michael, Marcu, Gabrieala, Nguyen, David, Boyd, LouAnne, Hayes, Gillian. vSked: Evaluation of a System to Support Classroom Activities for Children with Autism. CHI 2010 (Atlanta, GA, 2010). 1633-1642. vSked Eval PDF

Books
1 Boyd, LouAnne, McReynolds, Christina., Chanin, Karen. The Social Compass Curriculum, A story–based intervention package for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Brookes Publishing Company, Baltimore, MD, 2013.