Interactive Technologies for Children with Special Needs

We’d like to interest you in an upcoming international workshop about research
and design of interactive technologies for children with special needs This workshop will be held in Germany this June, as part of the 11thInteraction Design & Children conference.

The workshop will provide all participants an opportunity to present their
work and ideas. From these presentations, participants will select emerging
themes to discuss. There will also be time to plan for future
collaborations, including the publication of workshop outcomes.

Possible topics include:
· Design methods
– Applying theories to design and evaluation
– Best practices
– Evaluation and impact assessment
– Designing for the abilities of children with multiple impairments
– Individualizing approaches and other methods to address individual
differences
– Addressing maturation
– Engaging typically developing peers
– Complying with regulations and guidelines

Submission deadline: March 15, 2012

Workshop details:
http://www.divms.uiowa.edu/~hourcade/idc2012-specialneeds/index.html

Conference details:
http://dimeb.informatik.uni-bremen.de/idc2012/index.htm

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