Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Computer Graphics,Visualization, Computer Vision, and Game Technology

Computer Game Approach Focusing on Social Communication Skills for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Initial Study

Authors
Aisyah Abdul Manap, Sarah Reisi Dehkordi, Riaza Mohd Rias, Noor Aziezah Sardan
Corresponding Author
Aisyah Abdul Manap
Available Online December 2013.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/visio-13.2014.5How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Autism Spectrum Disorders, games, social skills
Abstract
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. ASD is characterized by difficulties with communication, social deficits, stereotyped or repetitive behaviours and interests. One of the major reasons behind the push to use technology and multimedia to assist interaction with children diagnosed with ASD is that they have shown a preference for, as well as a fascination with, “visual stimuli” such as computer applications, games, and videos. Primordial purpose of this study is to synthesize a survey regarding social problems and situations faced by children with autism. A number of questionnaires for parents and teachers with a semi-structured interview for five doctors and eleven therapists were conducted to identify basic problems of children with Autism and psychological methods for each problem
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