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Monitoring and Adaptation in Smart Spaces for Disabled Children

Franca Garzotto, Mirko Gelsomini, Alessandro Pappalardo, Claudio Sanna, Erica Stella, Michele Zanella
2016 Proceedings of the International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces - AVI '16  
Our research explores new forms of technology-enhanced intervention for children with Intellectual Disability (ID) that exploits our Magic K-Room, an interactive multisensory smart space designed in cooperation  ...  It also supports monitoring of brain-signals and automatic ambient adaptation, to dynamically personalize the smart space to the specific needs of each child.  ...  for further analysis and therapy tuning in the cloud-based monitoring tool.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2909132.2909283 dblp:conf/avi/GarzottoGPSSZ16 fatcat:wbans73nynhtnfsnok6shv7woa

Using Brain Signals in Adaptive Smart Spaces for Disabled Children

Franca Garzotto, Mirko Gelsomini, Alessandro Pappalardo, Claudio Sanna, Erica Stella, Michele Zanella
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI EA '16  
Our research explores new forms of technologyenhanced interventions for children with Intellectual Disability (ID).  ...  The paper presents an innovative smart space called Magic K-Room, which has been designed in cooperation with ID specialists and provides multisensory stimuli exploiting full-body interaction with various  ...  Acknowledgments Warm thanks go to the children and caregivers at rehabilitation center L'Abilità in Milan for their colloration in the design and evaluation process.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2851581.2892533 dblp:conf/chi/GarzottoGPSSZ16 fatcat:3sv4soq4lvfg7pukwx5sgx2qlm

Optimizing developmental outcomes by setting smart goals individualized home program for children with disabilities during COVID-19

Aarti Nair, PhD Scholar, NIMS College of Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, Diya Nair, Megha Girdhar, Anchit Gugnani, Speech & Language Pathologist & Audiologist, Latika Roy Foundation, 113/1 Vasant Vihar. Dehradun, 248006. India, Monitoring & Evaluation Head, Latika Roy Foundation, 113/1 Vasant Vihar. Dehradun, 248006. India, Associate Professor, NIMS College of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
2021 International Journal of Physiotherapy and Research  
The Covid pandemic presents a phenomenal chance for the families of children with disabilities to act in fortitude and transform this emergency into a force to accomplish the objectives and enhance result  ...  Results: In this article, we feature the home management programs that were setup by the staff at Latika Roy Foundation (LRF) during the pandemic for families of children with disabilities.  ...  RESULTS AND DISCUSSION With the emerging situation of working from home for staff and the challenges above, monitoring the work progress and data recording had to be adapted to an easily accessible and  ... 
doi:10.16965/ijpr.2021.184 fatcat:zw2onpii6ncxre5jkoalwkvwbe

Foundations of a Smart Toy Development for the Early Detection of Motoric Impairments at Childhood

Maria Luisa Martin-Ruiz
2015 International Journal of Pediatric Research  
Results: The research led to validate a scalable methodology to push the creation of innovative smart toys for early prevention of disabilities.  ...  Conclusion: The methodology allows the interaction between a trans-disciplinary team of professionals in order to undertaken the smart toys design and construction.  ...  Acknowledgments This article is part of research conducted under EDUCERE project (Ubiquitous Detection Ecosystem to Care and Early Stimulation for Children with Developmental Disorders; TIN2013-47803-C2  ... 
doi:10.23937/2469-5769/1510011 fatcat:kr74lfaeqnb3dczwbgeuiz25ve

Playful Supervised Smart Spaces (P3S) -- A Framework for Designing, Implementing and Deploying Multisensory Play Experiences for Children with Special Needs

Giovanni Agosta, Luca Borghese, Carlo Brandolese, Francesco Clasadonte, William Fornaciari, Franca Garzotto, Mirko Gelsomini, Matteo Grotto, Cristina Fra, Danny Noferi, Massimo Valla
2015 2015 Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design  
In this paper, we present the architecture and coordination infrastructure created in the Playful Supervised Smart Space (P3S) project, as well as initial designs for the Smart Object and Smart Space Gateway  ...  displays, and smart lights, and are integrated with cloud services for remote supervision and analysis of user behaviour.  ...  Our research explores novel forms of smart spaces that can be used to support game-based interventions for children with intellectual disability.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dsd.2015.61 dblp:conf/dsd/AgostaBBCFGGGFN15 fatcat:7uwwqnwm75g5pfam5djpevvgqq

So far so close: an insight into smart working and telehealth reorganization of a Language and Learning Disorders Service in Milan during COVID-19 pandemic

Daniela Sarti, Marinella De Salvatore, Stefania Gazzola, Chiara Pantaleoni, Elisa Granocchio
2020 Neurological Sciences  
Claudia Ciaccio for support in English editing. Compliance with ethical standards  ...  This way, it became possible to follow-up on the treatment of all children already in charge by the service. for scholar children with learning disabilities, by using online dyslexia platforms and editing  ...  response model for the assistance and rehabilitation of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities as language and learning pathology.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10072-020-04481-8 pmid:32472517 pmcid:PMC7257356 fatcat:rzcicsnse5cl3gumegxsdpmjne

IoT in Special Education

Ioanna Moraiti, Anestis Fotoglou, Katerina Dona, Alexandra Katsimperi, Konstantinos Tsionakas, Athanasios Drigas
2022 Technium Social Sciences Journal  
The purpose of this article is to highlight the impact of IoT on the education and health promotion of students in special schools as well as children and adolescents with motor and mental disabilities  ...  and cultivation of their positive emotions with the completion of the IoT intervention programs with the help of sensors that exist in smart devices.  ...  Many children with autism and ADHD are highly interested and motivated by smart devices such as computers and touch screen tablets.  ... 
doi:10.47577/tssj.v30i1.6307 fatcat:52izy324yvfwvk4dfa7x5cmavy

Accommodation Engineering in Geriatrics, Bed-Wheelchairs, the promise of freedom

Dr Bheemaiah Anil K (Kumar)
2022 Zenodo  
Armchair shopping through VUI, proves self sufficiency of children and the aged and disabled needing assistive living.  ...  What: Remote patient monitoring and patient infotainment systems with Echo Show and fire stick, and personal mobility with bed-wheelchairs or robotic bed chair furniture for geriatric and generic use case  ...  In this paper we present accomodation engineering and powered living as a lifestyle for both normal customers and the aged and disabled, needing assistive living.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.7111979 fatcat:fz7kyeqlqngobb2ttef4jirjlu

Teachers' Inclusive, Augmentative, Assistive and IT Competences in Working with Children with Special Educational Needs

Tamara Milic
2021 Frontiers in Education Technology  
with specific disabilities, adaptation, individualization.  ...  Systematic observation based on a protocol was conducted with 15 children from the second to the sixth grade of primary school: autism; intellectual, visual, hearing, combined disabilities and difficulties  ...  posted and thus available in order to facilitate the adaptation and development of individualized teaching materials for home learning for children with special educational needs in accordance with the  ... 
doi:10.22158/fet.v4n2p132 fatcat:ggejxlupm5hs5mjtygjwevwaci

Assessing the Need of Adaptive Changes for Emerging NORCs in Urban India

Informal opinion of common people revealed that holistic requirement for elderly in housing is still grossly confused with vertical transport, i.e., elevators, and little attention is paid to other architectural  ...  This huge existing housing stock is inadequate for special gerontological needs of the elderly, who are fragile and socially vulnerable.  ...  ADAPTIVE LIVING FOR AGEING IN PLACE Usually with age, people's adaptive ability decreases and, hence, providing for 'ageing in space' through adaptive changes becomes a challenge for the architects, planners  ... 
doi:10.15415/cs.2016.41007 fatcat:se4z27amirgvfeklgzmogqfwfy

Designing intelligent games adapting to children's playing maturity

Emmanouil Zidianakis, Kalliopi Stratigi, Danai Ioannidi, Nikolaos Partarakis, Margherita Antona, Constantin Stephanidis
2017 EAI Endorsed Transactions on Creative Technologies  
Play is a voluntary activity in which individuals involve for pleasure. It is very important for children because through playing they learn to explore, develop and master physical and social skills.  ...  More importantly, through the environment, the game monitors and follows the progress of each young player, adapts accordingly and provides important information regarding the abilities and skills of the  ...  Acknowledgements This work is supported by the FORTH-ICS internal RTD Programme 'Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments'.  ... 
doi:10.4108/eai.3-10-2017.153154 fatcat:sievu6f3dbbuljgcfcpg6tj7ai

Developing Design Solutions for Smart Homes Through User-Centered Scenarios

Mi Jeong Kim, Myung Eun Cho, Han Jong Jun
2020 Frontiers in Psychology  
Their issues were identified through the health problems and daily activities identified in the scenarios, and customized smart home services were developed for each resident based on technical solutions  ...  , space requirements, and design solutions.  ...  Prospective Users and Challenges One of the main goals of the early smart homes was to provide assistive services for people with disabilities and for the elderly.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00335 pmid:32265767 pmcid:PMC7100148 fatcat:4xer5qo5w5civfl2c5xxtlmxcm

Design, Disability and the Planning Challenge: The Reality of Living with Severely Disabled Children

Jamie Staples, Stephen Essex
2016 Planning Practice & Research  
KEYWORDS: planning; housing development and disability; physical spaces in buildings; behaviour and space.  ...  The results indicate that, as a result of the deficiencies of mainstream housing design and delivery, real and substantial stress can be created for families with disabled children.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Professor Mark Brayshay and Dr Stephanie Lavau for their constructive comments on previous drafts of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02697459.2016.1174974 fatcat:qcbeqctdhffgpihxrfp4ues7aa

A New Approach for Accessible Interaction within Smart Homes through Virtual Reality [chapter]

Viveca Jimenez-Mixco, Rafael de las Heras, Juan-Luis Villalar, María Teresa Arredondo
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
A living lab has been arranged to analyze and extract those applications with better acceptance for the users, making use of a multimodal approach to adapt the interaction mechanisms to their needs, skills  ...  A preliminary testing phase validated the system in terms of performance, reliability and usability.  ...  Results The proposed solution has resulted in a running living lab for testing VR applications in the smart home domain, especially devoted for people with disabilities.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02710-9_9 fatcat:u4kvokodxvg73kgxb6dj6gplbq

Measuring Disability Inclusion Performance in Cities Using Disability Inclusion Evaluation Tool (DIETool)

Nataša Rebernik, Marek Szajczyk, Alfonso Bahillo, Barbara Goličnik Marušić
2020 Sustainability  
The testing in two European cities shows that the tool is beneficial for providing diagnosis as to how disability friendly a city is, and as such offers an opportunity for designing informed corrective  ...  Even in the context of ambitious contemporary concepts, such as smart and sustainable city, the question remains: Do smart and sustainable cities consider inclusiveness of all their inhabitants?  ...  and monitored in line with best disability inclusion practices.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12041378 fatcat:6vsns4qmt5a7hdpuuf2gu7kjwe
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