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Multimedia Learning Tools for Autism Children

  • Jasmin Ilyani AhmadEmail author
  • Suhailah Mohd Yusof
  • Noor Hasnita Abdul Talib
Conference paper

Abstract

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an impact development of brain that impaired the social interactions and communication skills. Children with ASD show difficulties in their communication, interactions, engagement with other people or play activities. This kind of children will have lack capabilities of learning in school. The strength of ASD children may include strong visual-spatial skills, non-verbal problem-solving skills, visual and auditory memory. Hence, the objective of this paper is to identify the need of learning tools that can cater this problem. The quantitative method is applied which is by using questionnaire. The technique used for collecting the data is random sampling technique. From the findings, most of respondents tend to need multimedia learning tools as to help the children learning process. Therefore, the appropriate treatment and special education tools are needed to ensure the autism children can learn and function normally.

Keywords

Autism Symptom Communication Multimedia Courseware 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jasmin Ilyani Ahmad
    • 1
    Email author
  • Suhailah Mohd Yusof
    • 1
  • Noor Hasnita Abdul Talib
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer and Mathematical SciencesUniversiti Teknologi, MARA Kedah BranchJohor BahruMalaysia

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