Patent Number: 6,296,487

Title: Method and system for facilitating communicating and behavior skillstraining

Abstract: A method for operating a computer to teach a student communication skills.First a goal is displayed to the student. Then the student is presentedwith a prompting scene that is related to the goal that was presented tohim. In the prompting scene there is a first character that represents thestudent. Also, there is at least one second character that represents atleast one person to whom the student needs to communicate. Also displayedis a plurality of sentences the student may select. At least one of thesentences will help the student achieve his goal and at least one of thesentences will not help the student achieve his goal. The student'sselection is then received. The student is then presented with a responsescene. The response scene is positive if the student's selection from theplurality of sentences is such that it will help the student achieve hisgoal. The response scene is negative if the student's selection from theplurality of sentences is such that it will not help him achieve his goal.In a preferred embodiment, the student accesses a main programmed computerthrough the Internet.

Inventors: Lotecka; Ernest L. (Carlsbad, CA)

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Expiration Date: 10/02/2013