Assisting Speech Therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorders with an Augmented Reality Application

Camilla Almeida da Silva, António Ramires Fernandes, Ana Paula Grohmann

Abstract

Graphics based systems of Augmented and Alternative Communication are widely used to promote communication of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders. However, studies indicate the inability of some of these people in understanding the used symbols. This study discusses an integration of Augmented Reality in communication interventions, by relating elements of Augmented and Alternative Communication and Applied Behaviour Analysis strategies. An Augmented Reality based interactive system to support interventions is discussed, and the report of its usage in interventions with children suffering from Autism Spectrum Disorders is presented.

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Almeida da Silva C., Ramires Fernandes A. and Grohmann A. (2014). Assisting Speech Therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorders with an Augmented Reality Application . In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-029-1, pages 38-45. DOI: 10.5220/0004893200380045


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@conference{iceis14,
author={Camilla Almeida da Silva and António Ramires Fernandes and Ana Paula Grohmann},
title={Assisting Speech Therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorders with an Augmented Reality Application},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2014},
pages={38-45},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004893200380045},
isbn={978-989-758-029-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - Assisting Speech Therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorders with an Augmented Reality Application
SN - 978-989-758-029-1
AU - Almeida da Silva C.
AU - Ramires Fernandes A.
AU - Grohmann A.
PY - 2014
SP - 38
EP - 45
DO - 10.5220/0004893200380045