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The Impact of Stuttering; How Can a Mobile App Help?

Iva Maria Demarin, Ljubica Leko, Maja Škrobo, Helena Germano, Patrícia Macedo and Rui Neves Madeira

The 17th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility - Posters and Demos (ASSETS 2015)
Lisbon, Portugal, October 26-28, 2015


Summary

The mobile application Brothers in Stuttering was developed due to the need of having a better insight on the impact of stuttering on a person's everyday life. This paper presents a study on this application, verifying which features of impact of stuttering found in scientific literature are included in the application and making a comparison with a similar application. Furthermore, it also summarizes a user study conducted with a first panel of therapists. New findings and obtained results are also discussed.


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