Virtual reality for the treatment of autism.

  title={Virtual reality for the treatment of autism.},
  author={Dorothy Strickland},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
Autism is a mental disorder which has received attention in several unrelated studies using virtual reality. One of the first attempts was to diagnose children with special needs at Tokyo University using a sandbox playing technique. Although operating the computer controls proved to be too difficult for the individuals with autism in the Tokyo study, research at the University of Nottingham, UK, is successful in using VR as a learning aid for children with a variety of disorders including… CONTINUE READING
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