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Knowledge framework for autistic care

The field of autistic care is very complex and there are several approaches and reference frameworks, e.g., SPELL, for supporting the job of carers who look after Service Users with autism. There is no one-size-fit-all solution simply because approaches are individualized due to the fact that the nature of the disability is distinct depending on the Service User. Due to the sheer complexity of the subject matter it makes it quite hard for care staff seeking to have a bird’s eye ... Read more

Planning for document browsing schemes

Introduction Browsing for documents when you don’t know what you are exactly looking for can be a non-trivial task. Very often, systems such as Content Management Systems offer relatively limited ways of browsing for documents and narrowing down the results of a search by using document metadata. Of course, one could argue that providing a large spectrum of metadata should resolve the browsing problem because greater coverage would be obtained for what people are looking for. Unfortunately, this is not the ... Read more