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DMD console and controller access

I was asked the other day by a fellow clinician about how to best advise a young man with Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) whose hand function was beginning to interfere with his ability to grip and access his Xbox One … Continue reading

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Assisting people with disabilities to actively improve their collaborative physical activities with Nintendo Wii Balance Boards

Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 33, Issue 4, July–August 2012, Pages 983-989Ching-Hsiang Shih, Man-Ling Chang+/- Click for more/less AbstractThe latest researches have adopted software technology to modify the Nintendo Wii Balance Board functionality and used it to enable two people … Continue reading

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Enabling people with developmental disabilities to actively perform designated physical activities with Nintendos Wii Balance Boards

Research in Developmental DisabilitiesVolume 32, Issue 6, November-December 2011, Pages 2780-2784 Ching-Hsiang Shiha, Chiao-Chen Chunga, Ching-Tien Shihb, Ling-Che Chena +/- Click for more/less AbstractThe latest researches have adopted software technology turning the Nintendo Wii Balance Board into a high performance … Continue reading

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A standing location detector enabling people with developmental disabilities to control environmental stimulation through simple physical activities with Nintendo Wii Balance Boards.

Res Dev Disabil. 2010 Dec 13. [Epub ahead of print] Shih CH. Department of Special Education National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan +/- Click for more/less AbstractThis study evaluated whether two people with developmental disabilities would be able to actively perform … Continue reading

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Lessons learned: Staff perceptions of the Nintendo Wii as a health promotion tool within an aged-care and disability service.

Health promotion journal of Australia, 2010 Dec;21(3):189-95. Higgins HC, Horton JK, Hodgkinson BC, Muggleton SB. Blue Care, Milton, Queensland. +/- Click for more/less AbstractIssue addressed: Enhancing opportunities for all older people to be physically and mentally active is an imperative … Continue reading

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A new standing posture detector to enable people with multiple disabilities to control environmental stimulation by changing their standing posture through a commercial Wii Balance Board (2010)

Weblink +/- Click for more/less Research in Developmental Disabilities Volume 31, Issue 1, January-February 2010, Pages 281-286 Ching-Hsiang Shiha, Ching-Tien Shihb and Ming-Shan Chianga Abstract This study assessed whether two persons with multiple disabilities would be able to control environmental … Continue reading

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