Fine motor skills stimulation in children: A proposal based on stuffed robots and rules-based reasoning

Luis Serpa-Andrade, Sandro González-González, Angel Pérez-Muñoz, Gabriela Vásquez-álvarez, Paul Mata-Quevedo, Diana Pérez-Muñoz

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Abstract

This article shows an alternative therapy proposal implemented in a stuffed teddy as a support tool for therapists in fine motor stimulation with the purpose of innovating in traditional therapies, knowing that the use of technology is attractive and fun for children when they interact with a tool as if it were a toy, this tool is created with the intention of motivating children to strengthen and stimulate the muscles necessary for proper development in their school activities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)250-262
Number of pages13
JournalRISTI - Revista Iberica de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informacao
Volume2020
Issue numberE33
StatePublished - Aug 2020

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
To the Corporaci?n Ecuatoriana para el Desarrollo de la Investigaci?n y Academia, CEDIA, for the funding provided to research, development and innovation, through CEPRA projects, especially the CEPRA-XIII-2019 project; ?IA Transtornos Motores (Entorno inteligente interactivo baso en aprendizaje de m?quina y sistemas embebidos para el soporte en los procesos de seguimiento y aprendizaje de ni?os con trastornos motores)??.

Publisher Copyright:
© 2020, Associacao Iberica de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informacao. All rights reserved.

Copyright:
Copyright 2020 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.

Keywords

  • Children
  • Fine motor
  • Stimulation
  • Stuffed robot
  • Support

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