Many children with autism struggle to form friendships, in part because they have difficulty with social skills such as recognizing facial expressions. One of the biggest issues that we face with autism is the eyes ability to track and recognize. At a lab in Stanford they might have changed all of these current issues. In Wall’s pilot study, in which kids with autism used Google Glass to help identify expressions in images shown on a computer screen, gave promising results.

Key Takeaways:

  • Stanford university professors have been working closely with Google to try and correct the hardest thing for kids with autism.
  • Kids with Autism have a very hard time figuring out what kind of emotions the person they are talking to is showing.
  • ITs been successful so far and the members of the study have reported great results. That their kids are much more interactive with others.

“Children with autism were able to improve their social skills by using a smartphone app paired with Google Glass to help them understand the emotions conveyed in people’s facial expressions.”

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