Edutainment Tools For Deaf And Impairment Hearing Children : A Survey

Rahmalan, Hidayah and Chong, Wei Shin and Abdul Rahman, Ahmad Fadzli Nizam and Abal Abas, Zuraida and Zainal Abidin, Zaheera and Shibghatullah, Abdul Samad and Naim @ Mohayat, Mohd Hariz (2018) Edutainment Tools For Deaf And Impairment Hearing Children : A Survey. Advanced Science Letters, 4. pp. 1805-1808. ISSN 1936-6612

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Normally,children will start to play with combination of words at the age of twenty-four month and deaf or impairment hearing children born in deaf parents using combined sign to form sentence around eighteen month. Unfortunately,group of deaf or impairment hearing children with their hearing parents,start to learn language skill at very late stage due to they have less or no exposure and environment to learn sign language. During the stage of four to six years old,children need to obtain enough if not excessive information on language.Fail to do so,it will results in difficulties for their language skill development for the whole life. However,they might able to start learning sign language from school if they are lucky enough,or else,the situation becomes critical as they had to go through the hardship in language skill development.There are studies that show children who learn through software games may improve their thinking skills,fast-paced,immensely compelling and rewarding which this suggest us to teach these deaf children, using edutainment tools may help them to engage in learning and study becomes more fun. Therefore,this study also presents a survey on educated and enjoyable tools for deaf and impairment hearing children to teach sign language which is suitable to children and be helpful to those children.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Deaf, Impairment Hearing, Sign Language, Edutainment, Educational games.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Faculty of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Software Engineeering
Depositing User: Mohd. Nazir Taib
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2019 08:32
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2021 16:38
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