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Communication Learning through Smartphone Application for Autism

Nor Affandi, Mohammad Fathi Islam (2012) Communication Learning through Smartphone Application for Autism. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This project target the kids ( 7 to 12 years old) diagnosed with Classic Autism to help them to improve their development in communication and social skills by using the learning communication software via android smartphone devices. It will make use of a current popular touchscreen technology with attractive features for the kids to use in the learning process. People with classic autism often has problem with communication as they might have delay in developing language and speech, some autism kids also had problem in grasping and using objects such as mouse and keyboards. A touch screen device will allows the people with classic autism to navigate and interact with the devices instead of using mouse and keyboards when they use computers and introduce new actions such as tap and touch the screen. The software will also emphasize on colors, pictures and sound to guide the autism kids to communicate and at the same time attract them to use it. This project is also aim for the autism kid to improve their learning ability and development of speech and communication by using the picture exchange system that will be used to replaced current method which is verbal teaching and is hope to encourage and instill the autism kids with the vital knowledge that they need to know as they are growing up. Visual memory has been proven easier to remember compared to verbal words, this project will make use of the fact and more entertaining features will be added such as sound and animation to help the autism kids to better understand the words.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Academic Subject : Academic Department - Information Communication Technology
Subject: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Sciences and Information Technology > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing User: Users 2053 not found.
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2013 12:09
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:41
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/10197

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