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Web-Based Social Stories and Games for Children with Autism

Kanisorn Jeekratok, Sumalee Chanchalor, Elizabeth Murphy
2014 International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies  
The study reported on in this paper involved the testing of open, web-based games and social stories for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  ...  The web-based learning was accessible by parents, teachers, health professionals and children in an institutional and a home setting and consisted of four social stories and seven games housed in a website  ...  camid=4v1a games-for-children-with-autism/120734?  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijwltt.2014100103 fatcat:zwr55gtikbbjpao6r5lpcmufi4

Social Stories: Mechanisms of Effectiveness in Increasing Game Play Skills in Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder Using a Pretest Posttest Repeated Measures Randomized Control Group Design

Linda M. Quirmbach, Alan J. Lincoln, Monica J. Feinberg-Gizzo, Brooke R. Ingersoll, Siri M. Andrews
2008 Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders  
A total of 45 children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) ages 7-14 were randomly assigned to standard, directive, or control story conditions.  ...  An increasing body of literature has indicated that social stories are an effective way to teach individuals diagnosed with autism appropriate social behavior.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge Christian Quirmbach and Sharon Foster for their assistance in critiquing this study.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10803-008-0628-9 pmid:18704672 fatcat:gbqcxku4lncrbnkhsus3lce3he

Tobias in the Zoo – A Serious Game for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Vítor H. Carvalho, Jorge Brandão, Pedro Cunha, José Vasconcelos, Filomena Soares
2015 International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning  
Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) usually have difficulty to recognize facial expressions and to understand associated emotions.  ...  The story will describe some scenarios and real world situations which will conduct the children to become involved on fictional contents associated with emotions.  ...  For the purpose of designing therapeutic and affordable games to children with ASD, a GameBook based on AR is proposed in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijac.v8i3.4897 fatcat:rbugze723badfdneo6q3nb4sou

Fill Me App: An Interactive Mobile Game Application for Children with Autism

Marylene Saldon Eder, John Maruel L. Diaz, Joanne Ruth S. Madela, Marife U. Mag-usara, Dhally Dith M. Sabellano
2016 International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies  
FillMeApp is an interactive mobile game application which is a supplementary learning material intended for children with Autism that helps them motivate in their learning process.  ...  Based also from the researchers testing and result on the students motivational rating from the teacher, before, the students with Autisms' motivation level were LOW but after the game application was  ...  sh PAPER FILL ME APP: AN INTERACTIVE MOBILE GAME APPLICATION FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM was based on a decade of work with children, adolescents, and young adults who struggle with social difficulties.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijim.v10i3.5553 fatcat:w5gbzaiqy5eypkceosdhjl3g54

Technologies as Support Tools for Persons with Autistic Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review

Nuria Aresti-Bartolome, Begonya Garcia-Zapirain
2014 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
and social imitation skills and 21.6% which underlines problems associated with this disorder.  ...  Extensive research has proven the efficiency of technologies as support tools for therapy and their acceptation by ASD sufferers and the people who are with them on a daily basis.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was partially supported by the Regional Council of Bizkaia, the Basque Country Department of Education, Universities and Research.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph110807767 pmid:25093654 pmcid:PMC4143832 fatcat:duhxnbjh5bhnzlthkhhayfbzj4

Ontology Based Information Retrieval for Learning Styles of Autistic People [chapter]

Sanchika Gupta, Deepak Garg
2011 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
In this paper an ontology based prototype system for information retrieval on the Internet is described.  ...  The objective is to find the right set of keywords from the search paragraph and retrieval of correct patterns or products from the web.  ...  As for difficulty with social interaction, individuals with autism prefer to spend time alone rather than with others, doesn't understand the unwritten social rules, are less responsible to social gestures  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-22577-2_40 fatcat:honw5frjgze4jhegogtbnqiki4

Mobile Applications to Improve Emotional Intelligence in Autism – A Review

Chara Papoutsi, Athanasios S. Drigas, Charalabos Skianis
2018 International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies  
The usability of mobile applications developed for children and adolescents with ASD is important because it gives the opportunity to practice in an accessible and creative way to enhance their emotional  ...  People with Autistic Spectrum Disorders have deficiencies in Emotional Intelligence skills and that leads to difficulties in understanding themselves and the people in their social environments in relation  ...  Shen et al. (2016) presented 'My Drama', a story-based game application which was developed for young people with autism to help them with emotion recognition, understanding and expression of emotions  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijim.v12i6.9073 fatcat:wssdz4xgfvdtncb7w76z2gkhty

A curriculum for developing serious games for children with autism: A success story

Vedad Hulusic, Nirvana Pistoljevic
2017 2017 9th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications (VS-Games)  
In this paper we present a complete curriculum for final year Computer Science (CS) undergraduate students, aimed at developing web-based serious games for teaching children with and without autism basic  ...  Studies have shown that computer-based intervention, typically in form of serious games, can be effectively utilized for developing various skills, allowing children with disabilities both learning with  ...  The authors would like to thank the children and the educators from EDUS for their valuable feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1109/vs-games.2017.8056586 dblp:conf/vsgames/HulusicP17 fatcat:a4y3mtbmxjg5dazzejjlvv5sui

An interactive E-book with an educational game for children with developmental disorders: A pilot user study

Nirvana Pistoljevic, Vedad Hulusic
2017 2017 9th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications (VS-Games)  
This makes these tools and the technology highly suitable for teaching children with autism basic developmental skills.  ...  In this paper a pilot user study on an e-book with an embedded educational game for children with developmental disorders was presented.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the children and the educators at EDUS who contributed in testing the e-book with children with ASD.  ... 
doi:10.1109/vs-games.2017.8056575 dblp:conf/vsgames/PistoljevicH17 fatcat:aniksckdpbfcdgteb76gtgujqa

ICTs and Music in Special Learning Disabilities

Athanasios Drigas, Paraskevi Theodorou
2016 International Journal of Recent Contributions from Engineering, Science & IT  
In the following papers of the last decade (2006-2015) are proposed models of music therapy for students with special learning difficulties in a psycho educational setting.  ...  Τhis study is a critical review of published scientific literature on the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Virtual Reality, multimedia, music and their applications in children  ...  A framework was developed for carers (teachers and parents) to help them create personalized social stories for children with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) [14] .  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijes.v4i3.6066 fatcat:2ke75kafsfhz7du7adgxxkx33q

Multi-Touch Collaborative Gesture Recognition Based User Interfaces as Behavioral Interventions for Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder: A Review

Ahmed Hassan, Muhammad Shafi, Muhammad Irfan Khattak
2016 Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology  
This paper addresses UI (User Interface) designing based on multi-touch collaborative gesture recognition meant for ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) -affected children.  ...  Advantages and limitations of these interfaces are discussed and future directions for the design of such interfaces are suggested.  ...  Why do children with ASD find using software and gadget based activities more interesting than socializing with friends and peers?  ... 
doi:10.22581/muet1982.1604.06 fatcat:hcdnaiq47baaddup6xiimxozc4

Artificial Intelligence Methods in Early Childhood Education [chapter]

Jim Prentzas
2013 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
This fact creates the need to develop, apply and study application of resources and methodologies specifically addressed to young children.  ...  The discussion mainly concerns computer-based learning systems incorporating intelligent methods (e.g., Intelligent Tutoring and Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Systems) and educational robots addressed  ...  Troy and Trevor in autism therapy, Troy tested with two children with autism [19] Two children with autism showed interest in Troy and a higher degree of social interaction with the therapist compared  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-29694-9_8 fatcat:anqqnhxdf5exrnbwgibh5lnfkm

Design and Evaluation of Mobile Learning Applications for Autistic Children in Pakistan [chapter]

Muneeb Imtiaz Ahmad, Suleman Shahid
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Touch Story shown [9] is computer game software that deals with development of social understanding in children with autism.  ...  'Emotion Finder' is a simple game, which enables children with autism to find a particular emotion from a scene. Children were exposed to various emotions in a scene.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-22701-6_32 fatcat:akfmu3mscrhapkp5p26g2rdaua

Developing the Concept of Money by Interactive Computer Games for Autistic Children

Arshia Zernab Hassan, Bushra Tasnim Zahed, Fatema Tuz Zohora, Johra Muhammad Moosa, Tasmiha Salam, Md. Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Shahid Ferdous, Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed
2011 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia  
In this paper we present a personalized game based on digital story-telling concept that helps the children of age ranging from 9 to 14 years old with autism to understand the use of money.  ...  Children with learning disability such as autism who have serious impairments with social, emotional and communication skills require high degree of personalization in using the educational software developed  ...  To alleviate the issue, we have developed a personalized game based on digital story-telling concept that helps the children with autism to understand the concept of money.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ism.2011.99 dblp:conf/ism/HassanZZMSRFA11 fatcat:tsbl2v456rdnbj5tahxxo25icm

What Resources, Toys, Appliances and Print Materials Would Parents of Autistic Children find on The Internet, in Libraries and Shops, and how many are Evidence-Based?

Roger E Thomas Glenda Maru
2015 Journal of Child and Adolescent Behaviour  
Objectives: We wished to identify the types and costs of resources parents of children with autism could find if they searched, and how many are evidence-based.  ...  Methodology: We searched for web-based or printed materials, computer applications and programs, videos, CDs and toys and visited children's stores.  ...  care planning in children and young people with autism, including: Interventions for life skills 1.5.1 Offer children and young people with autism support in developing coping strategies and accessing  ... 
doi:10.4172/2375-4494.1000191 fatcat:dv2ukkgrhrhhnirmpvdcz3cqge
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