Aphasia Games for Health

Authors: William EvansJessica HammerKathryn HymesHakan SeyalıoğluMeguey BakerDeidra BrownJill VentricePatricia HanbridgeCarol Dow-RichardsClio Yun-su DavisSammie KimTim Hutchings
Updated: Wed 22 September 2021
Source: https://www.aphasiagamesforhealth.com/
Type: PDFs
Languages: English
Keywords: languageaphasiaspeechreadingwritingEnglish
Open Access: yes
License: CC BY-NC
Publications: Hymes, K., Hammer, J., Seyalioglu, H., Dow-Richards, C., Brown, D., Hambridge, P., Ventrice, J., Baker, M., Julian Kim, Y., Hutchings, T., & Evans, W.S. (2021). Designing Game-Based Rehabilitation Experiences for People with Aphasia. Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact. 5, CHI PLAY, Article 270, 31 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3474697
Citation: Hymes, K., Hammer, J., Seyalioglu, H., Dow-Richards, C., Brown, D., Hambridge, P., Ventrice, J., Baker, M., Julian Kim, Y., Hutchings, T., & Evans, W.S. (2020). Aphasia Games for Health. Aphasia Recovery Connection, The University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, and Thorny Games. https://www.aphasiagamesforhealth.com/
Summary:

Aphasia is a language disorder caused by stroke and other acquired brain injuries characterized by language deficits. It can affect speaking, comprehension, reading, and writing, and has lasting negative effects on quality of life. Aphasia often leads to extreme social isolation. Aphasia Games for Health is a collaboration between professional game designers, academic speech pathologists and the aphasia community to develop games that best serve the needs of the aphasia community.