Teaching Literacy Skills to French Minimally Verbal School-Aged Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders with the Serious Game SEMA-TIC: An Exploratory Study

@article{Serret2017TeachingLS,
  title={Teaching Literacy Skills to French Minimally Verbal School-Aged Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders with the Serious Game SEMA-TIC: An Exploratory Study},
  author={Sylvie Serret and Stephanie Hun and Susanne Th{\"u}mmler and Prescillia Pierron and Andreia Santos and Jeremy Bourgeois and Florence Askenazy},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
  year={2017},
  volume={8}
}
Learning to read is very challenging for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), but also very important, as it can give them access to new knowledge. This is even more challenging in minimally verbal children, who do not have the verbal abilities to learn through usual methods. To address the learning of literacy skills in French minimally verbal school-aged children with ASD, we designed the serious game SEMA-TIC, which relies on non-verbal cognitive skills and uses specific learning… 
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