TITLE OF THE PUBLICATION
Guide for children with special educational needs (icons) - iPhone app
SURNAME AND NAME OF AUTHOR(S)
PLACE AND DATE OF PUBLICATION
20 IANUARIE 2013
TYPE OF PUBLICATION
LANGUAGE OF THE DOCUMENT
LANGUAGE OF THE REVIEW
Students with learning difficulties
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Brief description of application:
The screen displays images, sound and text. Each step is described in a separate screen numbered in chronological order. When the child touches the screen the child will see and hear he is required to perform the action.
Once the action is performed a check will be placed in the activity box allowing the child to understand that the work was done and what will be the next action.
Final screen will show that all the work has been completed successfully, providing positive feedback to the child (reinforcement).
Double click screen to enlarge to full screen size that allows the user to scroll left and right.
COMMENTS ON THIS PUBLICATION
The screen will display a sequence of sounds and texts describe a situation with a social perspective. The story presents a problem, possible solutions and evaluate the effectiveness of solutions to the situation.
When the child clicks on the screen will display a blinking cursor from a child's social situation, for example: "I am tired of playing alone."
Sequences are designed clicking the icon leads the child step by step through the whole situation to select an effective solution for action. The child learns to solve a social situation when he considered his own personal point of view, and another person view (theory of mind).
For those Inters to see demonstration videos and other information, go to
Web Source: mylifeskillsbox.com
Name of Compiler
Achihăiței Mihaela Cornelia
Name of Institution
Liceul "Alexandru cel Bun" Botoșani
Role in the institution