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See the Newcastle virtual reality room helping children with autism overcome their phobias

An immersive virtual reality room that helps children with autism overcome their phobias is now being offered on the NHS.

In 2014, scientists at Newcastle University found that virtual reality can help youngsters with autism spectrum disorder overcome their serious fears.

Now, the first NHS patients have been referred for treatment in what is known as the Newcastle Blue Room.


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http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/health/see-newcastle-virtual-reality-room-12593593
Date
12th February 2017
Source
Chronicle Live