Digital Technologies To Help People With Autism: How To Increase Everyday Comfort

  • Déborah Amancy University of Limoges, France
  • Mina Daniel University of Limoges, France
  • Baptiste Manuel University of Limoges, France
  • Laurent Billonnet University of Limoges, France
Keywords: comfort, autonomy, autism, digital technologies

Abstract

We propose a 3-embedded level method to analyse and improve the daily life of disabled people who want to live in partial autonomy. Our method consists, of a transversal and multidisciplinary approach to first evaluate the pathology (physical or cognitive) of the user to derive a reminder process that can assist efficiency in daily tasks. If necessary, a second level can be driven to adapt the housing environment of the user in terms of sensibility and psychological aspects for example through colours of the indoor environment, ambiances and atmospheres, or through snoezelen-based systems. At a higher level, heavy modifications can also be done involving for example home automation and ICT systems with an Ambient Assisted Living philosophy.


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Published
2017-04-02
How to Cite
Amancy, D., Daniel, M., Manuel, B., & Billonnet, L. (2017). Digital Technologies To Help People With Autism: How To Increase Everyday Comfort. Journal of the International Society for Telemedicine and EHealth, 5, (GKR);e2:(1-3). Retrieved from https://journals.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/JISfTeH/article/view/288
Section
Global Telemedicine and eHealth Updates. Knowledge Resources. Vol. 10, 2017