PLAYPECS: Game for Autistic Children (2-3 Players+ Moderator)
PlayPecs is an educational card game for autistic children. Autistic children have difficulties in imagining social situations especially ones outside their routine. They have social and communication impairments, as well as restricted repetitive behaviour. PLAYPECS is a tool for parents to use with their autistic kids at home before going to school. The game is based on the concepts of repetition and reinforcement. These concepts are important for the autistic child to learn and develop. The game teaches autistic children social situations in a school. It teaches them 3 basic places in the school. These are: the classroom, the library, and the playground. Each player plays with a place. The first level teaches them objects in each of these 3 places. The second level teaches them the functions of objects that they collected in the first level. Finally, the third level teaches them short situations that can happen in each of the three places. They have to collect 3 sets in each level to win. The first player to collect all 3 levels becomes the winner. The second round, each player plays with a different place. The goal is to be able to identify objects and situations that could happen in any of the 3 places in a school.
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Morshedy, Rania Ashraf, "PLAYPECS: Game for Autistic Children (2-3 Players+ Moderator)" (2018). Capstone and Graduation Projects. 52.
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