Corpus ID: 40521384

Virtual reality and specific disabilities Physical disabilities

  title={Virtual reality and specific disabilities Physical disabilities},
  author={Tara L. Jeffs},
  • Tara L. Jeffs
  • Published 2010
  • The use of virtual environments for special needs is as diverse as the field of Special Education itself and the individuals it serves. Individuals with special needs often face challenges with attention, language, spatial abilities, memory, higher reasoning and knowledge acquisition. Research in the use of Virtual Learning Environments (VLE) targets both cognition and behavior (Rizzo,, 2001). Virtual environments encourage interactive learning and provide a variety of opportunities for… CONTINUE READING

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