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PEBBLES: A Personal Technology for Meeting Educational, Social and Emotional Needs of Hospitalised Children

Patrice L. (Tamar) Weiss, Carolynn P. Whiteley, Jutta Treviranus, Deborah I. Fels
2001 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
The system provides an opportunity for children who are in isolated situations, such as hospitals, to maintain a meaningful link with their regular educational and social environments, thereby minimising  ...  Wayne Gretzky's PEBBLES TM (Providing Education By Bringing Learning Environments to Students) is a unique example of a personal technology, one in which PC-based video-conferencing is used to make a real-time  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank The Bay and Wayne Gretzky, CANARIE, The Ontario Ministry of Education and Training (TIPPS II),  ... 
doi:10.1007/s007790170006 fatcat:mpxobwpwnjfidox65b4da4avoa

Sense of School Belonging and Paediatric Illness: A Scoping Review

Lucrezia Tomberli, Enrica Ciucci
2021 Continuity in Education  
Participating in school activities and relating with classmates are important experiences in children's development and promote a general sense of school belonging.  ...  The experience of hospitalization leads children to move away from their everyday life, such as school attendance.  ...  PEBBLES: A personal technology for meeting educational, social and emotional needs of hospitalised children. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 5(3), 157-168. Table 2 2 Keywords Used for Indexing.  ... 
doi:10.5334/cie.32 fatcat:penxg2kse5hhzlm3brkawbmgcu

Can social robots help children in healthcare contexts? A scoping review

Julia Dawe, Craig Sutherland, Alex Barco, Elizabeth Broadbent
2019 BMJ Paediatrics Open  
ObjectiveTo review research on social robots to help children in healthcare contexts in order to describe the current state of the literature and explore future directions for research and practice.DesignScoping  ...  were journal articles, conference proceedings or conference proceedings published as monographs that described the conceptualisation, development, testing or evaluation of social robots for use with children  ...  Children present unique care needs and social robots may provide a useful platform through which these needs can be met. 1 5 Illness can remove children from their normal social networks and pose challenges  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjpo-2018-000371 pmid:30815587 pmcid:PMC6361370 fatcat:tpwharjnjfg7tagimamaigyfam

The use of computer mediated communication in providing patient support: A review of the research literature

Amanda J. Wagg, Margie M. Callanan, Alexander Hassett
2018 International Journal of Nursing Studies  
This has implications for a range of health support needs and professionals including nurses, midwives, and allied healthcare professionals.  ...  Reviewing the lessons learnt will ensure future interventions are tailored to the support needs of the patients, carefully planned and mindful of the risks.  ...  Exploring non- use of Email Interviews 22 patients Weiss, Whieley, Treviranus, & Fels Pebbles: A personal technology for meeting educational, social and emotional needs of hospitalised  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.03.010 pmid:29609154 fatcat:cumu7wxw3vhdznfsvhsikh4jsm

Exploring the everyday life information needs and the socio-cultural adaptation barriers of Syrian refugees in Scotland

Konstantina Martzoukou, Simon Burnett
2018 Journal of Documentation  
The children were asked to "draw a person, a whole person and not a stick figure" (p.12) without imposing any time limitations and then to draw a picture of war and a picture of peace.  ...  These sessions attracted a range of participants for the project as they offered opportunities to socialize and to meet with other Syrian families.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jd-10-2017-0142 fatcat:us2pkapzabhfrlumb4npuc3g4u

Different voices on decolonising of the curriculum [chapter]

Lesley Le Grange, Stellenbosch University
2019 NWU Self-Directed Learning Series  
Acknowledgements This chapter includes a substantial reworking and amalgamation, with permission, of two publications, as appropriate, as indicated in the text: Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge  ...  Views expressed are not necessarily those of the NRF or the Fuchs Foundation. Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge the financial support of the NRF and the Fuchs Foundation.  ...  This is because the emotional experience ensured that this event is stored in the long-term memory of a person.  ... 
doi:10.4102/aosis.2019.bk133.02 fatcat:tgjelvcctzdulgtw55u3v44rza

Indigenous knowledge research ethics [chapter]

Melissa Speight Vaughn, North-West University, Marry Mdakane, North-West University
2019 NWU Self-Directed Learning Series  
Acknowledgements This chapter includes a substantial reworking and amalgamation, with permission, of two publications, as appropriate, as indicated in the text: Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge  ...  Views expressed are not necessarily those of the NRF or the Fuchs Foundation. Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge the financial support of the NRF and the Fuchs Foundation.  ...  This is because the emotional experience ensured that this event is stored in the long-term memory of a person.  ... 
doi:10.4102/aosis.2019.bk133.11 fatcat:ncysortrgvd5nli4t7xq5zojtm

Experiences of using pro-eating disorder websites: a qualitative study with service users in NHS eating disorder services

Leigh Gale, Sue Channon, Mike Larner, Darren James
2015 Eating and Weight Disorders  
Pro-ED websites were often used to reduce a sense of social isolation, fuelled by stigma and shame associated with the eating disorder and use of pro-ED websites.  ...  Their encouragement, knowledge and enthusiasm have inspired me personally and professionally. ii There is a growing professional concern regarding the existence of pro eating disorder (pro-ED) websites  ...  The Samaritans aims to help alleviate emotional distress and has a helpline which is open 24 hours a day for anyone in need.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40519-015-0242-8 pmid:26590600 fatcat:od5mosnihfc3pbz3lwtjrmx7w4

Emotion and stress-related illness among secondary teachers

Denise E. E. Carlyle
2001
This research shows that emotions are social processes, playing a vital role as communicators both to the self and to others.  ...  Analysis through the sociology and psychology of emotion emphasises the central position of emotions in the aetiology of stress-related illness.  ...  Marcus, for example, without specialist training or special needs assistance, experienced a big mental shock, having managed for 20 years to control children, and therefore educate them, I suddenly couldn't  ... 
doi:10.21954/ou.ro.0000e339 fatcat:vtixb2y7wnarnig5b4nddfvjum

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in South Africa: Situational and Gap Analysis Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in South Africa: Situational and Gap Analysis

Jo-Ann Drs, Cheryl Mcloughlin, Goldstone, Kirstie Rendall-Mkosi, Jo-Ann Drs, Cheryl Mcloughlin, Goldstone
2008 unpublished
Simultaneously, it is essential that service capacity and provision be improved, especially in the education, health and social services sectors, so that the complex needs of the many people with FASD  ...  extent to which services are meeting their needs.  ...  evidence of social and emotional problems.  ... 
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Effect of Yogic Exercise on Selected Pulmonary Function Tests in Apparently Healthy Elderly Subjects

Tamal Chakraborty
2013 IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences  
This procedure compares the "mean" of two variables for a single group. P < 0.05 was considered significant. This was a prospective study.  ...  Lung inflation near to total lung capacity is a major physiological stimulus for the release of lung surfactant and prostaglandins into alveolar space, which increases lung compliance and decreases bronchiolar  ...  Ali Nosrat of Iranian Centre For Endodontic Resear ch ( ICER) who provided Calcium Enriched Mixture (CEM cement ) and for their valuable guidance and suppo rt for this study .  ... 
doi:10.9790/0853-0910105 fatcat:cjdwwjtxybg4hjwmjagoh4bjje

Walking Alongside Children with Progressive Life Shortening Illnesses: Experiences of Pediatric Acute Care Nurses [article]

Shelagh McConnell, University Of Calgary, University Of Calgary, Shelley Raffin Bouchal
2015
Nurses recognized the many rewards and the beauty of their work even though they come to carry a burden and hold a great deal of darkness from the difficulty of what they see and do in their practice.  ...  The implications of this research include facilitating bedside nurses to be present at decision-making meetings and the encouragement and facilitation of nurse-to-nurse support.  ...  Thank you for your honesty, bravery, and wisdom. I hope that I have done well by you. Dr.  ... 
doi:10.11575/prism/28669 fatcat:vn4pq3pxrrblfc5j4qlt2qvkcy

The Great Book of the City: Children's Narratives of the City

Lillian Llamas Acosta
2018
Narratives are also a tool for understanding the particular ways in which children perceive, experience and imagine the city.  ...  By referring to a set of short fictional stories that were produced by children as part of a series of workshops titled 'The Great Book of the City', the thesis approaches the city as a book made of interweaved  ...  The person who remembers is the present person, a person who has changed considerably, whose interests, needs, fears, capacity for experience and emotion have changed.  ... 
doi:10.25602/gold.00023278 fatcat:g3zeyo4kyncsfknjavk7o4r6we

Experiences of Art Psychotherapy in Early Adulthood: an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis [article]

Katerina Alexandraki, UH Research Archive, UH Research Archive
2020
These findings highlight the need for further research to explore further the process of making sense of difficulties through art, and the therapeutic value of connecting to one's childhood.  ...  They felt connected with their childhood, recalling fond memories and feeling compassion for their child self. They considered the impact of Art Therapy sessions as a learning experience.  ...  Feeling the Impact of Art Therapy Feeling enabled to express full range of emotions Offloading, alleviating emotional burden 17 this sort of lava of my like depression 6 pebble by pebble Developing psychological  ... 
doi:10.18745/th.22547 fatcat:f4ffdmmuv5d3ndpiiraaaqegiq

The bottom line Marc Sansom Editorial director

Stephen Harris
unpublished
climate to meet a local need.  ...  A hospital garden, if sensitively designed, can be a place for a family to visit with an in-patient, perhaps with children and even the family dog in tow; where a person can digest the news of a troubling  ...  A lzheimer's. Now there's a diagnosis which gets your attention, whether it's personal or for a loved one. It's usually thought of as a sentence to a decade or more of forgetting.  ... 
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