A Conceptual Framework for Designing a Computer-based Dyslexia Screening Test

Nik Mat, Nik Siti Fatima and Wan Shamsuddin, Syadiah Nor and Makhtar, Mokhairi and Husain, Rohayah and Wan Isa, Wan Malini and Mohamad, Fatma Susilawati (2014) A Conceptual Framework for Designing a Computer-based Dyslexia Screening Test. In: Third International Conference on Informatics & Applications (ICIA2014), 8-10 October 2014, Kuala Terengganu.

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Abstract

Dyslexia is a type of specific learning disability that affects people of all backgrounds globally without prejudice. Most learning institutions applied paper-based screening tools to identify dyslexic children before they are referred to psychologists for further tests to identify the students’ disabilities. The advantages of computer based applications in healthcare have been well established. Moreover, previous researches in computer-based screening tests are limited and innovations are poorly designed to be used by dyslexics. This paper is a conceptual framework for the development of a Computer-based Dyslexia Screening Test (CDST). The framework consists of assessment modules (for the purpose of screening dyslexia) and proposed design guidelines specifically for dyslexic children. The assessment modules and design guidelines were specially formulated to detect dyslexia at an early stage. CDST is expected to act as an early detection dyslexia screening tool without the children knowing that they are being screened.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: Dyslexia, Computer-based Screening Test, Conceptual Framework, Design Guidelines.
Subjects: R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Faculty / Institute: Faculty of Informatics & Computing
Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: WAN MALINI WAN ISA
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2015 02:13
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2015 02:13
URI: http://erep.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/3447

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