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Challenges in designing virtual environments training social skills for children with autism
University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Media Production.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4425-9367
University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Media Production.
University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Media Production.
2006 (English)In: International Journal on Disability and Human Development, ISSN 1565-012X, Vol. 5, no 2, 105-111 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The aim of the study was to explore particular challenges faced when designing virtual environments for children with autism, with the purpose of training social skills. Our findings are based on studying autistic behavior during three years (primary and secondary sources), analysis of related system and other computer mediated assistive technology, as well as general game design. From these studies, we have identified eight critical design parameters that must be adjustable in a system suitable for autistic persons. The importance of the parameters, their variation range, as well as the need for independent adjustment of these were estimated and verified by experienced expert pedagogues. Copyright © Freund Publishing House Limited.

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Tel Aviv Israel: Freund Publishing House Ltd , 2006. Vol. 5, no 2, 105-111 p.
Keyword [en]
Autism, Critical parameters, Design issues, Social skills, Sweden, Virtual Environment, assistive technology, autism, behavior, human, medical research, review, social adaptation, virtual reality
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Information Science
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SOCIAL SCIENCE, Informatics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-1799ISBN: 1565012X OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-1799DiVA: diva2:248760
Available from: 2009-10-09 Created: 2009-10-08 Last updated: 2014-05-08Bibliographically approved

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