Virtual Reality Therapy for Children with Autism

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Researchers are studying whether virtual reality devices can help improve social attention and communication skills in high-functioning children with autism.

Researchers are studying whether virtual reality devices can help improve social attention and communication skills in high-functioning children with autism.

This presentation from the UC Davis MIND Institute, a “collaborative international research center, committed to the awareness, understanding, prevention, care, and cure of neurodevelopmental disorders,” offers an overview of “behavioral, developmental, and neuroscience perspectives on social attention problems in autism” and discusses new research from the MIND Institute on virtual reality treatment methods.

Click here for more information about research at UC Davis into virtual reality applications for children with autism.

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