Developing an Initial Model of Cat Robot Utilizing an Eco-friendly Materials for the Use of Early Treatment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Ja Young Kwon, Jin Soun Jung, Keum-hi Mun, Bo Hee Lee, Jin Soun Jung, Keum-hi Mun

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to develop an initial model for the use of early treatment that will improve the social interactions of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Researchers from the department of social welfare, electrical engineering, industrial design, and fashion design carried out a fusion research for this purpose. The department of social welfare conducted a survey with professional therapists in order to first find out the necessary treatment components of the cat robot. The department of electrical engineering gave technical suggestions on the practical functions of the robot such as movements and emotional exchanges with humans. In addition, the department of industrial design proposed the robot’s exterior, movement, and character designs. Considering that the robot will be used as a therapeutic medium for children, they also developed an eco-friendly material in order to prevent infection and other hygienic problems and also improve the therapeutic effects of the robot. A follow-up study is proposed.

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Kwon J., Mun K., Jung J., Lee B., Jung J. and Mun K. (2014). Developing an Initial Model of Cat Robot Utilizing an Eco-friendly Materials for the Use of Early Treatment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems - Volume 1: PECCS, ISBN 978-989-758-000-0, pages 186-191. DOI: 10.5220/0004826101860191


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@conference{peccs14,
author={Ja Young Kwon and Keum-hi Mun and Jin Soun Jung and Bo Hee Lee and Jin Soun Jung and Keum-hi Mun},
title={Developing an Initial Model of Cat Robot Utilizing an Eco-friendly Materials for the Use of Early Treatment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems - Volume 1: PECCS,},
year={2014},
pages={186-191},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004826101860191},
isbn={978-989-758-000-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems - Volume 1: PECCS,
TI - Developing an Initial Model of Cat Robot Utilizing an Eco-friendly Materials for the Use of Early Treatment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
SN - 978-989-758-000-0
AU - Kwon J.
AU - Mun K.
AU - Jung J.
AU - Lee B.
AU - Jung J.
AU - Mun K.
PY - 2014
SP - 186
EP - 191
DO - 10.5220/0004826101860191