InnovativeThe only test that provides a complete attention and motor profile in virtual reality.
Normative dataA well developed normative profile of youth 6 to 16 years old.
AccurateCorrectly classifies over 90 % of children.
Monitors treatmentCan be administered weekly without practice effect to accurately monitor treatment response and progress.
AULA is the first well developed, norm referenced, virtual reality measure to evaluate attention, vigilance, impulse control and activity level in a simulated classroom. It represents assessment of the future yet available today.
Why is it the best?
- 1Ecological environment
- 2Comprehensive attentional profile
- 3Motor activity log
- 4Performance by task
- 5Performance by sensory modality
- 6Performance with and without distractors
- 7Assessment of attention
AULA’s virtual environment emulates a classroom. While the child completes the test, he/she is presented with a series of visual and auditory distractors similar to those that may be found in a real school setting. This presents the child with a serious of conditions that are very similar to those he/she faces in his/her daily life.
Comprehensive attentional profile
AULA is completed in 20 minutes without the need for clinician direction.
- Sustained attetion
- Divided auditory and visual attention
- Excessive motor activity
- Tendency to distraction
- Processing speed
Motor activity log
The AULA 3D glasses contain a movement tracker recording all head movement during the test. If the child’s gaze deviates from the blackboard AULA records these data allowing the clinician to evaluate the extent poor responding results from not looking at the stimuli.
Performance by task
AULA offers differentiated results in its report based on the type of task performed, helping the clinician establish comparisons between the first task (NO-X task) and the second task (X task). This allows the collection of data to determine whether the child demonstrates worse performance to environments with excessive stimulation (NO-X task), to environments with too low stimulation (X task), to both, or whether he/she shows adaptation problems when changing from one task to the other (attention self-regulation).
Performance by sensory modality
The AULA report offers differentiated results for the child’s responses to auditory and visual stimuli. These data can be used to guide treatment planning and monitoring.
Performance with and without distractors
Differentiated results are provided with and in the absence of distractions. This helps the clinician better understand the optimal performance environment for each child.
Assessment of attention
Unlike other CPT measures AULA evaluates commission and omission errors while the child’s visual gaze is directed at the stimulus items.