Mainstream Technology as Basic Support for Individuals with Extensive Neuro-Motor Impairments and Absence of Verbal Skills

Giulio E. Lancioni, Mark F. O’Reilly, Jeff Sigafoos, Fiora D’Amico, Antonella Spica, Francesca Buonocunto, Valentina Del Gaudio, Crocefissa Lanzilotti, Jorge Navarro

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Abstract

Objectives: The present study was aimed at assessing a simplified technology-aided program to allow eight participants with extensive neuro-motor impairments and absence of verbal skills to access preferred leisure events and call the caregiver independently. Methods: The technology included mainstream commercial components such as an Echo Dot

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-92
Number of pages8
JournalAdvances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2021

Keywords

  • Absence of verbal skills
  • Alexa
  • Echo Dot
  • Neuro-motor impairments
  • Smartphone
  • Voice recording devices

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology (miscellaneous)
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)

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