عنوان مقاله [English]
This article provides an introduction to autism disorder and its social impacts and consequences; if not treated properly. This paper also compares therapies, being practiced in Iran, using mere psychological treatments and overseas; utilizing multidimensional interdisciplinary therapies in which designers and psychologists go hand in hand to treat the disorder. This study postulates that “Design Thinking” can be regarded as an opportunity for the betterment of the disorder. Though, it is not just a technique for treating autism. It also hypothesizes that if differentpeople with varied specialties, work actively together, they would facilitate community participation in a way that the needs and wants of
people with autism are also responded suitably.