Sign-Lingo - Feasibility of a Serious Game for Involving Parents in the Language Development of Their Deaf or Hearing Impaired Child

Ivor van der Schalk, Marco Spruit

Abstract

Family involvement plays a critical factor in the language development of a deaf or hearing impaired child. Hearing parents often have major difficulties in communicating with their child when it is deaf or hearing impaired. These difficulties often lead to issues in the language development of the child. In this research we investigate the feasibility of a serious game for involving parents in the language development of their deaf or hearing impaired child by using sign language together in a fun and engaging way. From the feasibility analysis we find that such a serious game is feasible and could help deaf and hearing impaired children to improve their language development.

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van der Schalk I. and Spruit M. (2017). Sign-Lingo - Feasibility of a Serious Game for Involving Parents in the Language Development of Their Deaf or Hearing Impaired Child . In Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2017) ISBN 978-989-758-213-4, pages 191-198. DOI: 10.5220/0006056701910198


in Bibtex Style

@conference{healthinf17,
author={Ivor van der Schalk and Marco Spruit},
title={Sign-Lingo - Feasibility of a Serious Game for Involving Parents in the Language Development of Their Deaf or Hearing Impaired Child},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2017)},
year={2017},
pages={191-198},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006056701910198},
isbn={978-989-758-213-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2017)
TI - Sign-Lingo - Feasibility of a Serious Game for Involving Parents in the Language Development of Their Deaf or Hearing Impaired Child
SN - 978-989-758-213-4
AU - van der Schalk I.
AU - Spruit M.
PY - 2017
SP - 191
EP - 198
DO - 10.5220/0006056701910198