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An Integrated Text Entry System Design for Severe Physical Disabilities

  • Yun-Lung Lin
  • Ming-Chung Chen
  • Yao-Ming Yeh
  • Chih-Ching Yeh
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6180)

Abstract

Text entry is an important and prerequisite skill for people to utilize the computer information technology; however, people with severe physical disabilities need appropriated text entry system to interact with computer. The authors designed a text entry system which integrated on-screen keyboarding and encoding technique. Furthermore, this integrated text entry system provided learning strategy and on-screen keyboard layout adaption tools. This study also introduced the effect of the application of this text entry system on two clients with severe physical disabilities. The results demonstrated that the text entry system benefited the clients.

Keywords

text entry severe physical disabilities on-screen keyboard encoding technique 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yun-Lung Lin
    • 1
  • Ming-Chung Chen
    • 2
  • Yao-Ming Yeh
    • 1
  • Chih-Ching Yeh
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate Institute of Information and Computer EducationNational Taiwan Normal UniversityTaipei CityTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Special EducationNational Chiayi UniversityChiayiTaiwan

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