Angel Dorantes Salazar, Edgar Tello Leal, Juan Antonio López López


Las Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicaciones (TIC) soportan una gran cantidad de actividades tanto empresariales como personales. En este sentido las TIC han contribuido en gran medida en los diferentes tipos y niveles de educación, apoyando en la gestión y el proceso de enseñanza-aprendizaje. En este artículo se propone el diseño e implementación de una aplicación móvil de apoyo a la enseñanza de niños con síndrome de Down. La aplicación implementa funcionalidades mediante catálogos de juegos y ejercicios por niveles de complejidad y áreas de conocimiento. También, la aplicación tiene un control sobre la evaluación de los ejercicios realizados y el cambio de nivel en cada área de conocimiento. Además, la aplicación permite generar un informe de las actividades realizadas por el niño, el cual solo puede ser consultado por el padre o tutor. Con este proyecto de investigación podemos concluir desde el punto de vista metodológico que es un gran aporte practico e innovador el proceso de enseñanza para niños con síndrome de Down.
Palabras Clave: aplicación de software, discapacidad, dispositivo móvil, diseño de software.

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) support a large number of both business and personal activities. In this sense, ICTs have contributed significantly to the different types and levels of education, supporting management and the teaching-learning process. This article proposes the design and implementation of a mobile application to support teaching children with disabilities. The application implements functionalities through catalogs of the types of disability, areas of knowledge, and games classified by type of disability, level, and area of knowledge. Also, the application has control over evaluating the exercises carried out and the level change in each knowledge area. In addition, the application allows for the generation of a report of the activities carried out by the child, which the parent or guardian can only consult. With this research project we can conclude from the methodological point of view that the teaching process for children with Down syndrome is a great practical and innovative contribution.
Keywords: disabilities, software app, mobile application, software design.

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