Virtual reality and its role in removing the barriers that turn cognitive impairments into intellectual disability

@article{Standen2006VirtualRA,
  title={Virtual reality and its role in removing the barriers that turn cognitive impairments into intellectual disability},
  author={Penny J. Standen and David Joseph Brown},
  journal={Virtual Reality},
  year={2006},
  volume={10},
  pages={241-252}
}
Early expectations of the contribution that virtual reality (VR) could make to education far exceeded actual applications. This was largely due to the initial immaturity of the technology and a lack of evidence base on which to base design and utilisation. While the early developments in computer based learning largely concentrated on mainstream education, leaving those with special needs behind, the potential of VR as an educational tool was exploited for those with intellectual disabilities… 
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