Achieving dialogue with children with severe autism in an adaptive multisensory interaction: the "MEDIATE" project

@article{Pars2005AchievingDW,
  title={Achieving dialogue with children with severe autism in an adaptive multisensory interaction: the "MEDIATE" project},
  author={Narc{\'i}s Par{\'e}s and Paul Masri and Gerard van Wolferen and Chris Creed},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics},
  year={2005},
  volume={11},
  pages={734-743}
}
This paper presents an adaptive physical environment that allows children with severe autism to successfully interact with multimodal stimuli, giving them a sense of control of the interaction and, hence, providing them with a sense of agency. This has been an extremely important effort for two main reasons: 1) This user group cannot be typified, hence making the design of an interactive system to fit all the spectrum of individuals a very complex task; 2) each individual PAS (person on the… CONTINUE READING

Figures and Topics from this paper.

Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 38 CITATIONS

Playful Interactions for People with Intellectual Disabilities

  • Computers in Entertainment
  • 2013
VIEW 11 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

Analyzing the Adequacy of Interaction Paradigms in Artificial Reality Experiences

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • 2012
VIEW 8 EXCERPTS
CITES METHODS & BACKGROUND
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 23 REFERENCES

A Virtual Reality Application with Autistic Children

  • Presence: Teleoperators & Virtual Environments
  • 1996
VIEW 5 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

From training to toy to treatment: Design and development of a PTSD VR Therapy application for Iraq war veterans

A. Rizzo
  • Proc. of the Third International Workshop on Virtual Rehabilitation (IWVR'04), EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2004.
  • 2004
VIEW 1 EXCERPT

MEDIATE: Steps Towards a Self- Organising Interface

P. Newland, C. Creed
  • Proc. of the Fifth International CAiiA Research Conference on Consciousness Reframed,
  • 2003
VIEW 1 EXCERPT