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To develop better ways for dyslexic children to concentrate and memorize .
2. How does technology factor in with your design problem?
Children spend more time infront an ipad than a paperbook. An ipad allows them to interact with it at his or her own pace.
Additionally, Technology allows dyslexics to overcome difficulties with math and spellings.
3. Is your project’s concept original? If so, how is it original?
• If the concept is not original, what has been done before?
Multiple tools have been designed to help children cope with learning disabilities. Unfortunately, they are designed to support children academically with math ,spelling and reading. One such tool asks a child to differentiate between: book OR dook. Using this technique a dyslexic may learn but they tend to loose interest quickly.
I would like to help them memorize and concentrate better, this will then help them read and learn more efficiently. Many Dyslexics tend to write a “b” as a “d” or vice verse, that is because they see a sequence in words or sentences scrambled. Their visual and phonetic memory is extremely weak and results in reading deficits. Studies by researchers from the University of Padua in Italy1 show that action driven interactive games and learning methods to help them improve their visual memory.
4. Is there a need and/or niche for this design concept? Explain…
Yes, This design will help children with dyslexia memorize and concentrate better. Children will take pleasure in this process as they learn.
5. Who is your determined audience?
Dyslexics between the age of 7 to 12 years
6. How will your design be of value to this audience?
– help them improve their learning skills innovatively
– Increase their confidence
– teach them to benefit from their disabilities
– allow them to learn at their own pace
7. How will your project contribute to the design field in a meaningful way? How will it contribute to society?
It will set a foundation for visual learning. Dyslexics will be recognize their assets and use them to their advantage.
8. How practical is your design problem (Is it within your ability to realize it)?
It is a problem with a practical solution. Although, it may not be 100% successful in changing the lives of dyslexics they will definately benefit from it.
• What design theories and methodologies are you comfortable with now?
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– Information gathering
– Exploring possibilties
– Using visual media to define aesthetics and design
• What design concepts will you need to research to complete your project?
– User testing
– Understanding specific needs for target audience
• What technical aspects are you comfortable with now?
– Graphic Design
– Interaction Design
• What technical concepts will you need to research to complete your project?
I will need to
– Analyze user experience
– Understand educational gaming methods
9. How is your project larger in scope than a mere portfolio example?
It will have an impact on a few or many children; this project will not only demonsrate innovative ways to learn, but will also boost their confidence.
10. How will your project challenge you?
It will challenge me in multiple ways:
– I will have to think from a 8 year olds point of view
– I need to research indepth, the difficulties faced by dyslexics
– Create easy to follow steps that children can relate to
– To engage children
Survey Of Literature
Video games tested as treatment for dyslexia
NHS choices. “Video games tested as treatment for dyslexia.” Your Health, Your Choices. , Web. 5 Feb. 2013.
This article discusses the benefits of video games on children with dyslexia. It is based on a study carried out by researchers from the University of Padua in Italy and who received grants from the CARIPARO Foundation and the University of Padua. Through their experiments they conclude that action video games increase the child’s ability to concentrate and in–turn help them grasp better. Although, video games might help treat dyslexia, this experiment was carried on just 20 children and a more elaborate experiment will be needed to consider video games as a treatment for Dyslexia.
Dyslexia An Unwrapped Gift by Silva Productions
Silva productions. “Dyslexia An Unwrapped Gift by Silva Productions.” YouTube. YouTube, 10 Sept. 2009. Web. 5 Feb. 2014.
This documentary portrays dyslexia is “a gift” and that all dyslexics have visual gifts. Dylexics can successfully think in pictures. They need to realize their strengths in–order make a mark in this world.