Viviana Perilli

Viviana PerilliViviana Perilli, clinical psychologist and PhD in psychology of cognitive, emotional and communicative processes, is a research assistant at the No-Profit Organization Lega del filo d’Oro, site in Molfetta, Italy. Her main topics concern cognitive-behavioral interventions for persons affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, post-coma persons in a vegetative or minimally conscious state, psycho-sensorial disabilities, extensive motor disabilities and developmental disabilities. Currently she is involved in research projects focus on the use of assistive technologies for promoting alternative communication for non verbal people, adequate physical exercise or ambulation and for reducing challenging behaviors. Within this framework, she is author and co-author of several papers on different international peer-reviewed journals and books.

Publications

An Overview of the Technological Options for Promoting Communication Skills of Children With Cerebral Palsy
Fabrizio Stasolla, Alessandro O. Caffò, Viviana Perilli, Fiora D'Amico. © 2021. 12 pages.
This chapter provides the reader with a selective overview of the empirical contributions available in literature on the use of assistive technology-based interventions for...
Assistive Technology-Based Programs and Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Helping Adaptive Responding of Children and Adolescents With Rett Syndrome: A Selective Overview
Fabrizio Stasolla, Alessandro O. Caffò, Viviana Perilli. © 2021. 22 pages.
This chapter provides the reader with a concise overview of the newest empirical evidences available on the use of assistive technology and cognitive behavioral interventions to...
Fostering Inclusion of Children and Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorders in Daily Settings Through Technological Supports: A Selective  Overview
Fabrizio Stasolla, Alessandro O. Caffò, Viviana Perilli. © 2021. 22 pages.
This chapter emphasizes a selective overview of the newest empirical contributions available in the literature within the last decade (i.e., 2008-2019) regarding the use of...
Assistive Technology for Supporting Communication, Occupation, and Leisure by Children With Severe to Profound Developmental Disabilities
Fabrizio Stasolla, Viviana Perilli, Adele Boccasini. © 2019. 13 pages.
This chapter provides a literature overview (i.e., range period 2000-2015) concerning the use assistive technology (AT) for children with severe to profound developmental...
Technological Solutions for Helping Adaptive Responding of Children with Severe to Profound Developmental Disabilities: A Literature Overview
Viviana Perilli, Fabrizio Stasolla, Adele Boccasini. © 2019. 13 pages.
This article provides the reader with a literature overview of the newest empirical evidences available on the use of assistive technology-based programs for teaching and...