KENNEDY KRIEGER INSTITUTE: How VR Is Being Used to Help Children With Learning Disabilities, Autism
Kennedy Krieger Institute issued the following announcement on Dec. 12.
Students with disabilities often do not learn social skills or pick up on social cues at the same pace as their peers. Researchers are asking if these behaviors can be cultivated in a safe, controlled, but virtual environment? The Office of Special Education and Programs (OSEP) within the U.S. Department of Education has invested $2.5 million toward a new #virtualreality program that will allow a user to explore different situations and interact with computer-driven avatars. This is an exciting use of #VR to nurture social skills in students with disabilities! Read more about it here: https://variety.com/…/fe…/voiss-interview-vr-hmd-1203086576/
Original source can be found here.
Source: Kennedy Krieger Institute