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Title: The magic stone: a video game to improve communication skills of people with intellectual disabilities
Authors: Corrales-Astorgano, Mario
Escudero-Mancebo, David
González-Ferreras, César
Gutiérrez-González, Yurena
Flores-Lucas, Valle
Cardeñoso-Payo, Valentín
Aguilar-Cuevas, Lourdes
Conference: Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech)
Issue 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.
Sponsor: MEC-FEDER Grant TIN2014-59852-R y la Junta de Castilla y León Regional Grant VA145U14
Language: eng
Rights: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
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