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Using Robots in Education and Therapy Sessions for Children with Disabilities: Guidelines for Teachers and Rehabilitation Professionals

  • Francesca Caprino
  • Serenella Besio
  • Elena Laudanna
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6179)

Abstract

Within the co-funded European pr4oject IROMEC (IST-FP6-045356), aiming at developing and experimenting an innovative robotic toy to be used in play intervention addressed to children with motor-based, cognitive and developmental disabilities, specific guidelines for using robots in educational and rehabilitation environments have been developed. The guidelines are addressed to therapists, teachers and researchers aiming to promote inclusion in play of children with disabilities and are meant as a tool to apply robotics in play-based intervention.

Keywords

Rehabilitation Robotics Guidelines ICF-CY 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesca Caprino
    • 1
  • Serenella Besio
    • 1
  • Elena Laudanna
    • 1
  1. 1.Università della Valle d’AostaAostaItaly

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