AAL4DS (Can AAL technology help people with Down’s Syndrome to live better lives?)

Augusto, Juan Carlos (2012) AAL4DS (Can AAL technology help people with Down’s Syndrome to live better lives?). In: Proceedings of AALForum2012 (Tomorrow in Sight: from Design to Delivery), 26 Sep 2012, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

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Abstract

AAL has been extensively developed in the last few years, especially in relation to people with dementia and elderly people in general. However, there are segments of the population which are equally deserving of assistive technologies and yet have not attracted so much attention from our community. For example, there is very little research and focus on people with Down Syndrome, still they can benefit from AAL for similar reasons and yet they have their own specific needs and interaction capabilities which mean they may not necessarily benefit from current AAL systems without re-engineering. This paper discusses how AAL technology can be relevant to people with Down Syndrome at different stages of their lives.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
Item ID: 14690
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Depositing User: Juan Augusto
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2015 16:09
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2019 18:42
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/14690

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