Aviončići: Developing a Serious Game for Counting and Color-Matching
Increasing body of research is being focused on developing tools and applications that could improve a variety of skills of children with disabilities. Gaming industry is the fastest growing industry and as such is as of recently being enriched with a number of educational games specifically designed for children with disabilities. Their main disadvantage is the inability to be used in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where exists an increasing number of children that could significantly benefit from them. Therefore, we here present an original educational game Aviončići developed in a native (Bosnian) language with a focus on special interest area: air-planes. The main purpose of the game is to teach children basic counting, color matching and color sorting by taking them through the airport. Preliminary results show the positive feedback on the game design and logic. This represents the first stage of the project, where in the further studies we plan to run a more extensive evaluation on children performance and learning pace.
KeywordsAutism Spectrum Disorder Random Access Memory Game Design Color Match Educational Game
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