Conversations can be tricky on a first date. For those with autism, however, they can be tricky full-stop.
The WHO estimates that 1 in 160 children have some form of autism, which can present as difficulties in processing information, or regarding perception.
Maintaining eye-contact or changes to routine can be obstacles. Studies and experiments have shown that technology can help.
Using Augmented Reality (AR) apps, children with autism can make progress at their own pace. Listening, seeing, touching knowledge.
The recipe for them to learn how to brush teeth? Follow a list. The key to geography? Virtual expeditions in foreign countries provide for a safe environment.
Routine is vital. Also helps with enhancing facial expressions for improved social interaction.