• Luca Mangano
  • Emil Rosenlund Høeg
4. term, Medialogy, Master (Master Programme)
This Master Thesis presents a study conducted to investigate feasibility and effectiveness of Virtual Reality (VR) applied to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) training, with particular emphasis on behaviour and adaptive skills. The study moved from the assessment of traditional adaptive skills training techniques, theories, and common practices, to subsequently focus on technology and VR applied to transfer of training. The system was built in collaboration with teacher from Valhøj Skole in Rødovre. A comparative experiment was conducted (n=9) with initiated training following a baseline decision-making tasks assessed in a real supermarket. After running 7 sessions over 2 weeks for the treatment group, participants were assessed again. Significant difference (P < 0.05) was found with a Difference in Difference regression with added predictors to explain causal interference, but due to the sample size the success of the treatment was substantiated on the basis of qualitative measures of performance.
Publication date2 Jun 2017
Number of pages131
External collaboratorValhøj Skole
Claes Kiilsgaard claeskiilsgaard@gmail.com
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