Volume 7 Issue 4 (2014)
International Journal of Child Health and Human Development


Editor-in-Chief: Joav Merrick (Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel)
ISSN: 1939-5965
Frequency: Quarterly
Print Format: 8.5″ x 11″, Softcover, Double column

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents

Special issue: Virtual and augmented reality environments for people with special needs

Edited by: Orly Lahav, Paul Sharkey, and Joav Merrick

Editorial – Virtual and augmented reality environments for people with special needs
Orly Lahav, Paul Sharkey, and Joav Merrick


Developmental cognitive neuroscience perspective on motor rehabilitation: The case for virtual reality-augmented therapy
Peter H Wilson

Improving orientation and mobility skills through virtual environments for people who are blind: Past research and future potential
Orly Lahav


Upper-body interactive rehabilitation system for children with cerebral palsy: The effect of control/display ratios
Takehiko Yamaguchi, Paul Richard, Fabienne Veaux, Mickaël Dinomais, and Sylvie N’guyen

A collaborative virtual environment for conducting design sessions with students with autism spectrum disorder
Laura Millen, Sue Cobb, Harshada Patel, and Tony Glover

Mathematical literacy for everyone using arithmetic games
Lena Pareto

The Surrey Virtual Reality System for the (gait) rehabilitation of children with cerebral palsy: Pilot perspectives from young able-bodied adult users
Mohammad Al-Amri, Daniel Abásolo, Salim Ghoussayni, and David Ewins

Assessing prospective memory in young healthy adults using virtual reality
Julie Gonneaud, Pascale Piolino, Grégory Lecouvey, Sophie Madeleine, Eric Orriols, Philippe Fleury, Francis Eustache, and Béatrice Desgranges

Virtual reality learning software for individuals with intellectual disabilities: Comparison between touchscreen and mouse interactions
Emilie Loup-Escande, Olivier Christmann, Romain Damiano, Franck Hernoux, and Simon Richir

Haptic presentation of 3D objects in virtual reality for the visually disabled
Marcin Moranski and Andrzej Materka

Haptics visualisation of scientific data for visually impaired users
Ruth White and William Harwin

Impact of simulated low vision on perception and action
Yasmine Boumenir, Abdelmajid Kadri, Nadège Suire, Corinne Mury, and Evelyne Klinger

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