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Case Study / Autism Connect

Welcome to Autism Connect

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Social Networking App For Autism Affected People

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Technology Stack

Frontend

  • html
  • css
  • js
  • jquery
  • ajax
  • ios
  • yii-framework

Backend

  • mysql
  • php
Projects

Skillset Used

Idea Visualization, Design Research & Strategy, Business Development & Innovation, UX Design, Prototyping, User Interface Design, Technology and Platforms Selection, Research Planning, Conceptualization.

Client Goals

Design, develop and deliver a new Web 2.0 website and app which will allow members to share their stories, questions and other information regarding autism and service provider can help them by providing support.

There Should Be Two Levels Of Site User:

Member

Members should have access to all site tools except those clearly outlined as for administrators or the community manager. There must be capacity for up to 10,000 members.

Administrator

Admin will be able to remove question responses, ban or block users, hide/remove inappropriate content. They should receive “flagged” notifications in their feeds. There should be capacity for up to 30 of these users.Users can set privacy where they can manage who can see their posts, send message, can add in circle or not, view story.

The Challenge

Wireframes

Post social network analysis, a round of quick concept iterations was carried out. The team brainstormed and came up with two user roles that are for Members and Administrators. Both of these user roles were carried forward for validation and was pressure tested to identify its flexibility, ease and complexity.

Wireframes

Development

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Find Parents

From here members can search for people nearby them or similar to them.

Directory

This page lists the specialists, ranging from support groups to autism-friendly dentists, who understand autism.

Search

Members can search for providers/services by Keyword, provider or business, Location.

For Advance Search, The Search Criteria Was Kept As

Sort By (best match, most recommendations, alphabetical, most teams)

Distance (10, 25, 50, 75 or 100 miles)

Event/ Calendar

Member should be able to create events and post them to a calendar.

Updates

This tab will include space where Member can Post, attach links and photos.

Story

This is a free space where they can tell people about themselves and their lives.

Family

Member can add: Their Childs or other family member who has autism, and that person’s age and diagnosis from dropdown menu or checkbox.

Q+A

Member can view the Questions asked by themselves and the answer which they got or can search, post and answer the questions.

Privacy Settings

Users can set the post access to Private / Friends only so that any anonymous user cannot view the post.

The Results

The Results

Working collaboratively with the Connect founders, the team at Codiant delivered a web app that is pioneering and bringing together autism affected people in the UK and helping them to find great services in their area and share their experiences with each other without any hassles.

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