The magic stone : a video game to improve communication skills of people with intellectual disabilities
Corrales Astorgano, Mario (Universidad de Valladolid. Departamento de Informática)
Escudero Mancebo, David (Universidad de Valladolid. Departamento de Informática)
González Ferreras, César (Universidad de Valladolid. Departamento de Informática)
Gutiérrez González, Yurena María (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Filologia Espanyola)
Flores Lucas, Valle (Universidad de Valladolid. Departamento de Psicología)
Cardeñoso Payo, Valentín (Universidad de Valladolid. Departamento de Informática)
Aguilar, Lourdes (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Filologia Espanyola)

Date: 2016
Abstract: 'The Magic Stone' is a video game whose main aim is to help people with Down syndrome to improve communication skills that have been affected due to their disability, especially those related with prosody. The interface of the video game includes a number of elements to motivate the users to practice and train their pronunciation. The usability tests of the system have reported high degrees of satisfaction of users and trainers. Perception tests have permitted to confirm that players improve the use of prosody with the use.
Rights: Tots els drets reservats.
Language: Anglès.
Document: article ; recerca ; publishedVersion
Subject: Computer assisted pronunciation training ; Down syndrome altered speech
Published in: Proceedings of Interspeech, 2016, p. 1565-1566, ISSN 2308-457X

Adreça alternativa: http://www.isca-speech.org/archive/Interspeech_2016/abstracts/2017.html


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