University of Hertfordshire

Design issues on interactive environments for children with autism

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIn: Procs of ICDVRAT 2000, the 3rd Int Conf on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies
PublisherUniversity of Reading
Pages153-161
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Abstract

This article addresses design issues that are relevant in the AURORA project which aims at developing an autonomous, mobile robot as a therapeutic tool for children with autism. Cognitive theories of mindreading are discussed and related to the AURORA project. This approach is put in the broader context of interactive environments, which autonomous mobile robots are a special case of. Implications of this research for interactive environments in general, and virtual environments in particular are discussed.

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Original paper can be found at: http://www.icdvrat.reading.ac.uk/2000/index.htm--Copyright University of Reading

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