Design of a Gaze-Sensitive Virtual Social Interactive System for Children With Autism

  title={Design of a Gaze-Sensitive Virtual Social Interactive System for Children With Autism},
  author={Uttama Lahiri and Zachary Warren and Nilanjan Sarkar},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering},
Impairments in social communication skills are thought to be core deficits in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In recent years, several assistive technologies, particularly Virtual Reality (VR), have been investigated to promote social interactions in this population. It is well known that children with ASD demonstrate atypical viewing patterns during social interactions and thus monitoring eye-gaze can be valuable to design intervention strategies. While several studies have used… CONTINUE READING
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