Virtual Conversation Partner for Adults with Autism

@article{Trepagnier2011VirtualCP,
  title={Virtual Conversation Partner for Adults with Autism},
  author={Cheryl Trepagnier and Dale E. Olsen and Laura Boteler and Corinne A. Bell},
  journal={Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking},
  year={2011},
  volume={14 1-2},
  pages={21-7}
}
Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is notable for severely impaired reciprocal social interaction skills relative to language and intellectual abilities, presenting a major barrier to social integration and vocational success. Evidence-based interventions to address these needs are lacking. We report on the development of a small, prototype conversation simulation to teach conversational skills to adolescents and adults with ASD and average to superior intellectual abilities. We also report on a… CONTINUE READING
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