What if Steampunk’s collaboration and creative problem solving core tenants could be used as Art Therapy for Kids with Autism?

In partnership with UMASS Lowell’s Professor Ashley Hillier — ModVic developed a 9 week Steampunk Rube Goldberg House Educational Program. 15 autistic students, boys and girls aged from 13 to 30 participated in the program where they worked in small groups to design and build their own Steampunk House ‘room’ Rube Goldberg contraption — then had to work with the other groups to tie all the rooms together so a ball would follow along a track from the attic to the basement.

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