On January 15th, 2018
the thesis defense of candidate of the Ph.D. in Information Technology will be held at DEIB Conference Room "E. Gatti"
, and will start at 2.00 pm:Mirko GELSOMINI
– XXX Cycle
"Empowering Interactive Technologies for Children with Neuro-Developmental Disorder and their Caregivers"
Advisor: Prof. Franca Garzotto Abstract:
Neuro-Developmental Disorder (NDD) is an umbrella term for a group of disorders arising during the developmental period that is characterized by severe and often co-occurring deficits in the cognitive, social, communicative, motor, behavioral and emotional spheres.
In this regard, the use of digital interactive technology is considered as a promising approach that does not replace current therapies but can be incorporated into them and support care-givers in their daily routine. This work aims at connecting the stakeholders and reducing inefficiencies in play-therapy delivery, improving access, reducing costs, increasing quality and knowledge, and making it more personalized, shareable and precise. PhD Committee:
Prof. Pier Luca Lanzi
, DEIB - Politecnico di Milano
Prof. Gregory D. Abowd
, Georgia Institute of Technology
Prof. Daniela Fogli
, Universita' di Brescia