Evaluation of Digital Terrestrial Television as a Tool for Supporting Dyslexia Therapies

  • Eduardo Antonio Alvarado UnamunoEmail author
  • Christian Roberto Antón Cedeño
  • Jenny Elizabeth Arízaga Gamboa
  • Jorge Chicala Arroyave
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 959)


The sole purpose of this study is to evaluate the outcome of the feasibility involved with the ergonomic and key point of view that incorporate the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) technologies as an add-on tool supporting therapies for children with Developmental or Evolutionary Dyslexia, taking this as a case study for children of TecnoMedic Rehabilitation Center of Medical Technology School of Universidad de Guayaquil. The DTT application was developed based on basic therapy composed of four levels of complexity on which were proposed by the speech therapists of the Medical Technology School of Universidad de Guayaquil. Three variables were determined for their analysis with respect to the reeducation of the perceptive-motor, language and reading. The data was obtained before, during and after the use of the software for which a satisfactory of compliance survey was also carried out for children and speech therapists. Considering that Ecuador adhered to the Brazilian DTT standard, the technological tools used were those proposed by the creators of such standard.


Digital Terrestrial Television Developmental Dyslexia Ginga Set-top Box 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidad de GuayaquilGuayaquilEcuador

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