A multimedia social interaction service for inclusive community living: Initial user trials

  title={A multimedia social interaction service for inclusive community living: Initial user trials},
  author={Nick A. Hine and John L. Arnott},
  journal={Universal Access in the Information Society},
The move from institution to community care has resulted in many people receiving care at home. For some, disability or frailty restricts their involvement in social activities outside the home, resulting in unacceptable social isolation. This problem is compounded if the person has a speech or language impairment. In this paper, we will describe a communication service designed to provide nonspeaking people with a means to interact socially when living independently, based on the sharing of… CONTINUE READING

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