DIS '19: Proceedings of the 2019 on Designing Interactive Systems Conference
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This paper discusses how a networked object in the form of a small robot designed to mediate experiences of care, social connectedness, and intimacy, was used by adolescents with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, a condition that reduces their normal functioning, including the ability to socialize. A study with nine adolescents, each using ...
minimal communication, networked objects, research product, research through design, social isolation, technology for myalgic encephalomyelitis