Lau Bee Theng's Assistive and Augmentive Communication for the Disabled: PDF

By Lau Bee Theng

ISBN-10: 1609605411

ISBN-13: 9781609605414

ISBN-10: 160960542X

ISBN-13: 9781609605421

Assistive and augmentive verbal exchange is an rising study region receiving a lot aid from the disabled group. It permits verbal exchange for people with impairments or regulations at the construction or comprehension of spoken or written language.

Assistive and Augmentive verbal exchange for the Disabled: clever applied sciences for communique, studying and Teaching presents advantages to the pros and researchers operating in numerous disciplines within the box, akin to certain schooling, healthcare, computational intelligence and knowledge know-how. additionally, this ebook offers insights and aid to people who are focused on the advance of youngsters and adults with disabilities. It covers lately accomplished experiences, in addition to ongoing examine, to supply a state-of-the-art window into this quarter of promising, new purposes

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G. Harvard University – Austin Hall Berkman) 3. g. , 2009). g. in Virtual Ability island in SL spiral stairs, grass, sand, and deep carpet textures for the ground are avoided because they are difficult to move a wheelchair across, while smoothly leveled and landscaped walkways, ramps with rails and bright high-contrast signs are used by users with visual impairments with beige textured background and tilted downward at roughly 15 degrees from eye level to be at eye level of users with wheel chairs (Zielke, Roome, & Krueger 2009).

Copying or distributing in print or electronic forms without written permission of IGI Global is prohibited. 34 3D Assistive Technologies and Advantageous Themes Figure 2. Advantageous & Disadvantageous themes and sub-concepts of using Virtual Worlds to deliver learning for disabled students Table 1. 1) Massachusetts Institute of Technology 10) Hong Kong Polytechnic University 2)Trinity University San Antonio 11) Virtual Ability Island 3) Johnson & Wales University 12) Harvard University Law School 4) Bradley University 13) Oxford University 5) University of Kansas 14) Edinburgh University 6) Colorado Technical University 15) University of Houston 7) Texas A & M University 16) University of London 8) University of Florida 17) Kingston University 9) University of Colorado 18) University of Texas Copyright © 2011, IGI Global.

Copyright © 2011, IGI Global. Copying or distributing in print or electronic forms without written permission of IGI Global is prohibited. 42 3D Assistive Technologies and Advantageous Themes Hong Kong Polytechnic University uses SL to help 1st year students get acquainted with university life and adjust to the transition from high school, offering a variety of interpersonal, learning and self-management ideas to help excel in their undergraduate life (SimTeach, 2009). As Benefit Over Real Life Learning • • • Networks of distant users can be created for the sharing of skills and knowledge through blogs, wikis and knowledge repositories that can be opened within a 3D VLE window during active e-learning sessions (Butler & White, 2008).

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