Stimulating Capabilities: A Proposal for Learning and Stimulation in Children with ADHD

Elena de la Guía, María D. Lozano, Victor R. Penichet

Abstract

Children with ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder and Hyperactivity) experience behavioral and learning problems at home, at school and a lack of self-control in their lives. We can take advantage of the evolution of new technologies to develop applications with the aim of enhancing and stimulating the learning process of children with ADHD. In addition these applications may help teachers and therapist to monitor and control the children improvements. In this paper we present a software system based on games to improve the memory and language abilities in children with ADHD. The collaborative games are developed in a Multi-Device Environment applying the Distributed User Interfaces (DUI) paradigm. The interaction with the system is very intuitive and simple. The user only has to bring physical objects, with RFID technology integrated inside closer to a mobile device. In this way children can play from anywhere in the room and interact with the games projected on the wall.

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de la Guía E., Lozano M. and Penichet V. (2012). Stimulating Capabilities: A Proposal for Learning and Stimulation in Children with ADHD . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Interaction Design in Educational Environments - Volume 1: IDEE, (ICEIS 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-17-4, pages 100-109. DOI: 10.5220/0004101101000109


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@conference{idee12,
author={Elena de la Guía and María D. Lozano and Victor R. Penichet},
title={Stimulating Capabilities: A Proposal for Learning and Stimulation in Children with ADHD},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Interaction Design in Educational Environments - Volume 1: IDEE, (ICEIS 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={100-109},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004101101000109},
isbn={978-989-8565-17-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Interaction Design in Educational Environments - Volume 1: IDEE, (ICEIS 2012)
TI - Stimulating Capabilities: A Proposal for Learning and Stimulation in Children with ADHD
SN - 978-989-8565-17-4
AU - de la Guía E.
AU - Lozano M.
AU - Penichet V.
PY - 2012
SP - 100
EP - 109
DO - 10.5220/0004101101000109