Designing from requirements: A case study of project spectrum

Andree Woodcock, Darryl Georgiou, Jacqueline Jackson, Alex Woolner

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Abstract

Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders suffer from varying degrees of qualitative impairments in social interaction, communication and restricted patterns of behaviour. This is accompanied by hyper- and hyposensitivities in each of the senses. Given that each child seems to have a unique profile, there is a clear need to develop systems that may not only be of benefit and pleasure to them, but that are also tailorable to their individual characteristics. This paper outlines the research undertaken in understanding the characteristics of children with ASD and how such an understanding has led to the development of a low cost, multimedia environment for mainstream schools.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationContemporary Ergonomics 2006
EditorsPhilip D. Bust
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages453-457
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)0415398185, 9780415398183, 9781138411524
Publication statusPublished - 30 Mar 2006
EventAnnual Conference of the Ergonomics Society on Contemporary Ergonomics 2006 - Cambridge, United Kingdom
Duration: 4 Apr 20066 Apr 2006

Publication series

NameContemporary Ergonomics 2006

Conference

ConferenceAnnual Conference of the Ergonomics Society on Contemporary Ergonomics 2006
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityCambridge
Period4/04/066/04/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics

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    Woodcock, A., Georgiou, D., Jackson, J., & Woolner, A. (2006). Designing from requirements: A case study of project spectrum. In P. D. Bust (Ed.), Contemporary Ergonomics 2006 (pp. 453-457). (Contemporary Ergonomics 2006). Taylor and Francis.