In recent years user-centered design, participatory design and agile development have seen much popularity in the field of software development. More specifically, applying these methods to user groups with
cognitive and motor disabilities has been the topic of numerous publications.
However, neuropsychological assessment and training require special consideration to include therapists and brain-injured patients into the development cycle. Application goals, development tools and communication between all stakeholders are interdependent and outlined in a framework
that promotes elements of agile development. The framework is introduced by example of a virtual reality cognitive assessment for patients with traumatic brain injuries. The assessment has seen a total of 20 iterations
over the course of nine months including changes in task content, task difficulty, user interaction and data collection. The framework and development of the cognitive assessment are discussed.
CitationKoenig, Sebastian T. [et al.]. Agile development of a virtual reality cognitive assessment. "Journal of accessibility and design for all", Juliol 2014, vol. 4, núm. 2, p. 53-68.
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