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Google Glass app helps autistic children with social interactions

A prototype software application, to be used with the optical head-mounted display Google Glass, has been designed as a social-skills coach for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

A new study published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Robotics and AI finds that the wearable technologycan recognize conversational prompts and provide the user with suitable responses in return. Moreover, childrenfind it easy to operate and enjoy using it.

ASD is a life-long condition that affects 1 in 68 people. A defining feature of ASD is difficulties with social communication - which can include initiating and maintaining conversations with others.


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Date
14th September 2017
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Medical Xpress