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From the war room to the living room: decision support for home-based therapy teams

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From the war room to the living room: decision support for home-based therapy teams
Teams of therapists often provide targeted interventions for children with developmental disabilities. A common practice in these cases is one-on-one interaction between a therapist and the child together with occasional group meetings of the therapists to discuss progress and make informed decisions to modify the intervention plan. We designed a system called Abaris to support this form of collaborative decision-making for a particular intervention popular in the treatment of children with autism. Our system allows for the simultaneous use of trending data across therapy sessions and detailed session data that is automatically integrated with highly indexed video. We discuss the impact this system had on the team dynamics, the amount of collaboration, and the effect it had on the team using evidence and videos to make decisions about the care of the child. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.5.3 [Information Interfaces and Presentation]: Group and Organization Interfaces – Compute...
Julie A. Kientz, Gillian R. Hayes, Gregory D. Abow
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Type Conference
Year 2006
Where CSCW
Authors Julie A. Kientz, Gillian R. Hayes, Gregory D. Abowd, Rebecca E. Grinter
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