Advertisement

Krisha: An Interactive Mobile Application for Autism Children

  • Amrita TulshanEmail author
  • Nataasha Raul
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1046)

Abstract

The intelligent system has presumed a new hope in almost every field, a hope of improving things and making those things effortless for each person. In the same way, hope rose in the direction of distressed and impaired people like disabled people, handicapped people, autistic children, and many others. According to the study, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is easily found in 1 among 68 children. The main aim of our work is to help autism children to be adaptive, adjustable and interactive with outer world. For this we conducted survey and on the basis of the survey result analysis it was understood that the major problem the autism child suffers from is the Life skills and Emotional skills. So, we designed a Krisha mobile application which is friendly and easy to use, have games after every module so that autism child can enjoy learning and also have interactive interface that coincide with the current environment to keep them motivated and busy. The evaluation and the testing of the application were done. The result of which states that the autism children are benefitted in learning Life skills more than the Emotional skills.

Keywords

Autism children Human machine interface Mobile application 

References

  1. 1.
    Jameson, A., Riedl, J.: Introduction to the transactions on interactive intelligent systems. ACM Trans. Interact. Intel. Syst. 1(1) (2011). Article 1CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Dugger, C.E.: The effects of early intervention on children with autism spectrum disorders. Research papers (2012). Paper 206. Spring 4-2012Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Davis, N.O., Carter, A.S.: Parenting stress in mothers and fathers of toddlers with autism spectrum disorders: association with child characteristics. J. Autism Dev. Disord. 38, 1278–1291 (2008)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Bhatt, S.K., De Leon, N.I., Al-Jumaily, A.: Augmented reality game therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder. Int. J. Smart Sens. Intell. Syst. 7(2), 519–536 (2014)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Figueroa, A.M., Juárez-Ramírez, R.: Orchestrating assistive technology: enabling autistic people to communicate with others. In: 2014 IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics, Tijuana, Baja California, México (2014)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Soomro, N., Soomro, S.: Autism children’s app using PECS. Ann. Emerg. Technol. Comput. (AETiC) 2(1) (2018)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Leijdekkers, P., Gay, V., Wong, F.: CaptureMyEmotion: a mobile app to improve emotion learning for autistic children using sensors. IEEE (2013)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Morenonz, H.B.R., Rojas, E.M.: Digital education using apps for today’s childrenGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Eder, S., Diaz, J.M.L., Madela, J.R.S., Mag-usara, M.: Fill me app: an interactive mobile game application for children with autism, iJIM 10(3) (2016)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Tang, H.-H., Jheng, C.-M., Chien, M.-E., Lin, N.-M., Chen, M.Y.: iCAN: a tablet-based pedagogical system for improving the user experience of children with autism in the learning process. IEEE (2013)Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Rambhia, T., Dhodi, M., Patel, V., Kalbande, D.R.: Design of an intelligent system of autism. In: 2018 International Conference on Communication, Information & Computing Technology (ICCICT), 2–3 February 2018. IEEE (2018)Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Kulkarni, P., Gondane, S., Salagar, M.: Education and creating social awareness for sensitive topics using mobile applications. IEEE (2013)Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    De Leo, G., Gonzales, C.H., Battagiri, P., Leroy, G.: A smart-phone application and a companion website for the improvement of the communication skills of children with autism: clinical rationale, technical development and preliminary results. J. Med. Syst. 35(4), 703–711 (2011)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    Escobedo, L., et al.: MOSOCO: a mobile assistive tool to support children with autism practicing social skills in real-life situations. In: Proceedings of the CHI 2012, pp. 2589–2598. ACM Press (2012)Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Lin, N.-M.: Research of improving communication of children with autism via tablet. Master thesis, National Taiwan University (Unpublished)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentSardar Patel Institute of TechnologyMumbaiIndia

Personalised recommendations