Can your child make out who is happy and who is angry just by looking at the face? Here is a fun way to recognize emotions. Download this app and let your child develop the all-important skill of studying facial expressions. ...
Can your child make out who is happy and who is angry just by looking at the face? Here is a fun way to recognize emotions. Download this app and let your child develop the all-important skill of studying facial expressions.
The app gives a real perspective to our popular app Whats Your Expression which uses 3D characters to model emotions.
Face Read 1 utilizes the ABA method of intervention delivery to help children with developmental disabilities, special education needs or autism.
This app is part of the iLearnNEarn (iLNE) Series of Apps for Autism and is organized into multiple Learn & Play sections. Each section includes visual prompts.
Here is how the app progresses:
Step 1 Training A picture of human face wearing an emotion is shown with an audio and text prompt.
Step 2 DT/Play The Play part of a Learn & Play section works like this
* Each screen displays visual prompts and distracters
* The child is prompted to find picture showing specific emotion.
Step 3 Reward Each correct response is rewarded with an animation.
As we know, the recommendation of 40 hours per week of ABA programming as posted by Lovaas study has been cited by many parents as being vital to their child's success. The National Research Council's 2001 report (p. 184) summarizes the skills necessary for implementing an effective ABA program as:
"Teachers must be familiar with theory and research concerning best practices for children with autistic spectrum disorders, including methods of applied behavior analysis, naturalistic learning, incidental teaching, assistive technology, socialization, communication, inclusion, adaptation of the environment, language interventions, assessment, and the effective use of data collection systems. Specific problems in generalization and maintenance of behaviors also affect the need for training in methods of teaching children with autistic spectrum disorders."
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