Mission Koda is a prototype for a speech therapy app designed to aid speech therapists in their daily work with their young clients. The app was initially developed at Hacking Health Montreal in March 2014, and was awarded “Best Solution Targeting Child Welfare” at the event.
My role was to lead the design and development of the app. I designed the user experience of the deck building tool as well as defined different elements to make the game fun to play for the children.
3/2014 - 7/2014
Programmer, Graphic designer, Speech therapist
Best Solution Targeting Child Welfare, Hacking Health Montreal 2014
The design goals for the app were three-fold, as determined in collaboration with a speech therapist:
Solutions for the Therapist
As the number of different cards that the therapist uses is very high and each child requires their own personal deck, an easy to use, powerful deck-building tool is necessary. The interface needs to be very easy to use even for people who are not tech-savvy. Several key features were introduced to make achieve these goals.
Solutions for the Children
In order to make the speech therapy experience more fun and motivating for the children, several features were introduced.
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