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3D Technology Helps Autistic Kids Learn to Read

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A menagerie of virtual 3D animals that swim, eat bugs, and fly is helping
autistic children develop crucial reading skills at Audubon Park Elementary in
Orlando, Florida. Teachers at the nearby Baldwin Park public school say Letters Alive, software that combines interactive
3D technology with sounds, words, and realistic animal actions, is helping the
school’s 50 autistic children overcome the challenges they encounter when
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Introducing RELAAACs: Rubric for Evaluating the Language of Apps for AAC

Introducing RELAAACs: Rubric for Evaluating the Language of Apps for AAC | Generating Communication | Scoop.it
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. Charles Darwin - -...

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The Echoes Project « tel.ac.uk

The Echoes Project « tel.ac.uk | Generating Communication | Scoop.it

Developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology are allowing more and more sophisticated interaction between humans and computers. Now systems can recognise a smile or a shrug and be programmed to react accordingly.

The Echoes project are using this technology to develop a learning environment that they hope will help them learn more about how children’s social skills develop.

The project are working with children aged 5-7 in the Asperger’s Spectrum as well as typically developing children. Initial findings show that the Echoes environment could help enhance childrens’ communication skills.

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