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ARBIT Training Activity Meeting in Valencia

On the 18th to 20th of may 2022, the partners of the ARBIT project – Augmented reality for body schema, pointing and imitation training in autism- met in Valencia for a Three-day meeting.

The meeting hosted by the University of Valencia and Adapta Foundation, was celebrated with the aim of training participants in the use of the scales that will be applied in ARBIT research study.

What the digital technology and, particularly the Augmented Reality, can contribute to the development of these skills?

The main objective of ARBIT project is to reduce disparities in accessing and engaging with formal and non-formal education of students with autism and learning difficulties, in order to promote their social inclusion.

To reach that objective ARBIT´s project propose to use Augmented Reality technology to help young children with autism and intellectual disabilities, in acquiring and developing key competencies, including basic skills, as body knowledge, joint attention and imitation.

What benefits does an educational intervention bring in improving these skills?

The objective of the ARBIT project is to offer tools and procedures through augmented reality technologies, to improve educational intervention in people with autism and intellectual disabilities, to the ultimate goal of promoting the development of their basic skills (body knowledge, imitation and joint attention), essential to improve their social skills.

What is IMITATION and what difficulties do people with Autism and intellectual disability have in developing this skill?

The ARBIT Project works to improve some basic skills in people with autism, which are essential for the development of social skills, and therefore the full exercise of their rights.

What is JOINT ATTENTION and what difficulties do people with Autism and intellectual disability have in developing this skill?

ARBIT is an European project that aims to explore and promote the applicability of an innovative augmented reality (AR) system called Pictogram Room...

What is body knowledge and what difficulties do people with Autism and intellectual disability have in developing this skill?

The aim of the ARBIT project is to offer tools and procedures to improve basic and essential skills for people with autism and intellectual disabilities through...

THE EUROPEAN ARBIT PROJECT HOLDS ITS THIRD INTERNATIONAL MEETING

The ARBIT project “Augmented reality for body schema, pointing and imitation”, co-funded by the European Commission, that involves 9 partners...

ARBIT project officially launched


The two-years Erasmus + project ARBIT (Augmented reality for body knowledge, pointing and imitation training in autism) starting in 2020...

second transnational meeting


The meeting was planned to be held in Bulgaria, unfortunately due to restrictions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic the meeting was held virtually...

FIRST MEETING OF THE ARBIT PROJECT


On January 19, the first meeting of the ARBIT project took place. Due to restrictions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the associations were unable to travel and the...