Don't Push My Buttons

For our final project we decided to create a visual and interactive representation of what it is like to have Asperger Syndrome. We built a game called Don’t Push My Buttons. Our goal is to help raise awareness about Asperger Syndrome and explain the frustration and difficulty faced by people with Asperger's.We hope to help people with Asperger's through our flashcard section of the game which allows them to match the emotion to the correct facial expressions. For those who may not be aware of what Asperger's is, we also coded a mini video game explained what this disorder is  with ambiguous faces that need emotions assigned to them, static to simulate over stimulus, and simple math to show that simple things can be hard with these restrictions. 

"Working on this project brought us together and taught us important things about how to work through problems, as well as communicate our ideas and co-exist as a team. The process was hard, but enjoyable because they were problems we wanted to solve and something we could feel proud of. "
— Mayra



Organization: Girls Who Code
Student: Mayra Quinonez
Project Team Members: Mayra Quinonez, Josephine Des Rosiers
Type of Work: Type of Project
Location: NYC - AT&T
Grade: 12th Grade
Year Created: 2015

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