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Tangible educational toys for children with type-1 diabetes

Kyfonidis, Charalampos and Lennon, Marilyn (2017) Tangible educational toys for children with type-1 diabetes. In: Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. CHI EA '17 . ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 291-296. ISBN 9781450346566

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Abstract

This paper presents the stakeholder centred design of an educational game for children, aged 3 to 8 years old, with type-1 diabetes. The novelty of the approach is the multi-stakeholder approach to design and evaluation (diabetes consultants, nurses, parents and children) and the creation of a tangible interface game for interactive learning of diabetes concepts for children aged 3-8.