7 APPS produced in 2013 UOID+AHCI and 2 by the collaborative projects supervised by Hsien-Hui Tang and Mike Chen

There are the APPs demonstrated in the APP Design for People in Need Expo 2013. More details of the event could be found here

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Calenmate - Scheduling Helper for People with Asperger Syndrome 

雙向時間管理行事曆:此app目的在於幫助輕度自閉症或是亞斯伯格症患者更彈性與輕鬆的管理時間。經我們調查發現輕度自閉症或是亞斯柏格症患者普遍對抽像時間觀念有轉話困難、對於事物與時間安排有明顯固著性行為、對於突發狀況缺乏靈機應變能力,導致多數有時間管理上的困難。透過Calenmate連結使用者與其照護者,能讓使用者更自由的排列行事曆,同時讓兩方可以針對特定行程做溝通與建議,更進一步讓使用者習慣遇到無法解決的突發狀況可以向照護者求救。將時間視覺話的介面也可以增加使用上對時間的理解,完成事件後吹散事件雲朵的動作更可以有一股完成事情的成就感。

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Mathing Mushrooms - Math Learning Aids for kids with Dyslexia  

一款幫助小一小二閱讀障礙小朋友學習加法的app,從基本的概念介紹,直式計算到最後的應用題,在每個關卡中,將抽象的數字概念圖像化,以拆解步驟的方式幫助孩子克服working memory不足的問題。藉由遊戲的方式無痛學習,透過好玩有趣的互動反覆練習,培養足夠應付日常生活數學問題的能力。 

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Gotcha Input - Input Method for Aphasia patients with naming deficits  

Gotcha輸入法-針對失語症設計,解決命名困難!除了手寫及鍵盤輸入,透過Gotcha聯想,使用者可以用各種形容詞來找到想說但不知如何命名的事物,當輸入越多的關鍵字,查詢的結果就會越準確。Gotcha還有手繪圖片的功能,讓使用者可以簡單的畫出他想表達的東西,並傳送給其他人。

Gotcha Input - A mobile phone input method crafted specifically for Aphasia patient with naming deficits. Besides handwriting and QWERTY keyboard, Gotcha allow users to input their descriptions on a concept or object in order to find the name or word they are trying to say. The more the user can describe, the more accurate the name of the concept or object Gotcha will query for the user. Gotcha also has the hand drawing ability, which allows the users to quickly sketch the concept or idea they have difficulty to say and send it to the people they want to communicate with. 

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Hi Teach - Teaching Materials Editing Aids for Special Education Teacher

互動教學故事書:Hi Teach是一套互動教材編輯系統,包含編輯與口訣、挑戰測驗模板。讓特教老師輕鬆製作新教材,並能迅速地編輯多媒體感官互動特效,因應特教生的能力限制,採用簡易直覺的互動模式,以達到更高成效的教學效果。

Hi Teach is an interactive teaching material editing system, including editing, formulas, and challenging quiz which make teachers creating new textbooks easier, and editing interactive multimedia sensory effects quickly. This system is adaptable to the capacity constraints of special education students with simple intuitive interactive mode, and achieving higher teaching effect.

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Listen to - Hearing Therapy Aids for Hearing Impaired Kids  

Listen兔幫助2-6歲的聽損兒在家中以聽力遊戲的方式,刺激聽力發展,同時減輕家長以往需要不斷進行語言輸入的負擔,此外,透過遊戲紀錄,提供家長和語言治療師一個可以檢視孩子聽語學習成果的有效平台。

ListenTo helps children with hearing impairment from age 2 to 6 by playing listening games to stimulate the growth in developing hearing capabilities. It can also help reduce the daily burden of continuous speech input from parents. At the same time, ListenTo provides a platform for parents and speech therapist to review the records and progress of learning from children’s gameplays, and furthermore creates an interactive teaching and learning space.

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Meals to remember - Cognitive Rehabilitation Aids for the Elderly with Dementia

食智大動是一個以文字與圖像配對的認知訓練遊戲。以食材為背景、烹調為主軸,透過反覆練習配對、與朋友間合作完成一道佳餚,達到活化思考、增進閱讀與辨認的能力。

Meals to remember is a text and image matching cognitive training games. In order to activate Acknowledge, enhancing the ability to read and recognize, We take ingredients as the background, cooking for the spindle, through repeated practice matching the image and text and collaboration with friends making delicious dishes.

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MentalMap - Navigation Recalling Aids for Blind People

心視圖 MentalMap 是一個專為視障朋友設計的心理地圖輔助系統。本軟體的功能有:1) 建立心理地圖 2) 瀏覽心理地圖 3) 即時導航 4) 即刻救援 5) 路況提醒。此外透過本軟體,視障朋友也可以在有需要時,簡單便利地將定位導航資訊分享給親友。

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 Memoir Monopoly - Flexible Reminiscing Rehabilitation Aids for the Elderly with Dementia 

回憶錄大富翁為失智長輩復健遊戲APP,職能治療師能針對長輩身心狀況調配遊戲內容,透過多種遊戲關卡,結個人經驗,提供多元的感官刺激,提升腦部復健的成效;同時設計一套治療師能彈性運用的平台,因應不同地域性以及長輩背景,提升照護品質與效率。

Memoir Monopoly is a highly flexible ‘reminiscing’ rehabilitation app for elderly dementia sufferers. Occupied therapist can choose the appropriate level and content. The app provides different games designed to trigger memory recollection. Also, we developed a flexible training platform for professionals. This rehabilitation game can be adapted to respond to different areas and cultural backgrounds and will find use in many day care centers, allowing dementia sufferers to experience a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction and even slow down the rate of advance of their disease.

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iCAN - Language Learning Aids for Kids with Autism

iCAN為提升改善口語表達能力與認知發展的智慧型溝通學習軟體,解決傳統溝通輔具不方便攜帶及製作圖卡程序繁複等問題,幫助照顧者減輕負擔,並結合溝通圖卡與造句、常用溝通語彙、新增圖卡與編輯三大功能,開發出新分類系統與溝通機制,使得教學過程更有效率。

Young autism patients usually do not express themselves with enough communicative skills. Therefore, paper, pens, picture cards and communication boards often play important roles for their communication. This interactive software on a tablet computer provides a new interface for classification and communication to solve the inconvenience of traditional tools.

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