Essays about: "visual impairment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 essays containing the words visual impairment.

  1. 1. Social Interactions and Friendships of adolescents with vision impairments : A scoping review

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, CHILD

    Author : Eleftheria Beteinaki; [2019]
    Keywords : social interaction; social inclusion; friendships; adolescents; vision impairment; blindness; low vision; scoping review;

    Abstract : Background: Social exclusion of people with vision impairments is an ongoing issue. Since social inclusion emphasizes social and emotional aspects as distinct from academic ones and the aspects concerning opportunities, the focus is turned on the domain of social interactions and friendships. READ MORE

  2. 2. Intersemiotic Translation from Film to Audio Description: A cognitive semiotic approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kognitiv semiotik; Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Ida Stevia Krogh Diget; [2019]
    Keywords : cognitive semiotics; semiotics; intersemiotic translation; translation; linguistics; film; audio description; narratology; narratives; narrative levels; narrative structure; multimodality; multimodal narratives; polysemiotic communication; Visual Into Words; VIW project; VIW corpus; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Audiovisual content is heavily prevalent in many modern societies. Film, in particular, is a favourite form of entertainment to many. Film is by nature both multimodal and polysemiotic, employing the modalities of visual and auditive as well as the semiotic systems of language, gesture, depiction and music. READ MORE

  3. 3. Day Master - Redesigning a planning board for people with cognitive disorder

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Mattias Bygge; Sofie Strand; [2019]
    Keywords : Cognitive impairment; disability; neuropsychological disorder; medical device; memory aid; assistive technology; user-centered design; user studies; product development; iterative design; Kognitiv funktionsnedsättning; funktionshinder; tidshjälpmedel; minneshjälpmedel; NPF; välfärdsteknologi; HCD; användarstudier; produktutveckling; iterativ design;

    Abstract : In assistive technology, there are mainly two different users that needs to be taken into account when developing products. The first, and most important, is the end-user who requires the product in order to function and live a normal life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hearing touch in ball games

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktutveckling

    Author : Olov Björk; [2019]
    Keywords : blindness; visual impairment; sports; ball games; interaction design; user experience design; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : For children with blindness, ball games can be very challenging, as most ball games depend on quick perception of a multitude of things which are by people with good vision in general perceived through vision. The currently available aids for making ball games more accessible for people with blindness, most in the form of audible balls, leave room for improvement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Day Master - Redesigning a planning board for people with cognitive disorder.

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : MATTIAS BYGGE; SOFIE STRAND; [2019]
    Keywords : Cognitive impairment; disability; neuropsychological disorder; medical device; memory aid; assistive technology; user-centered design; user studies; product development; iterative design.; Kognitiv funktionsnedsättning; funktionshinder; tidshjälpmedel; minneshjälpmedel; NPF; välfärdsteknologi; HCD; användarstudier; produktutveckling; iterativ design.;

    Abstract : In assistive technology, there are mainly two different users that needs to be taken into account when developing products. The first, and most important, is the end-user who requires the product in order to function and live a normal life. READ MORE