Demonstration and Evaluation of
      Avatar Assistant:
Encouraging Social Development in Children with
         Autism Sp...
Study: Demonstration and Evaluation of Avatar Assistant:
     Encouraging Social Development in Children with
     Autism ...
Specific Aims

   The study investigated the effects of an
    avatar assistant on children with ASD’s
    emotional cogn...
Encouraging Social Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Encouraging Social Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Encouraging Social Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Encouraging Social Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Encouraging Social Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Encouraging Social Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Encouraging Social Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Encouraging Social Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Encouraging Social Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Encouraging Social Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Encouraging Social Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Encouraging Social Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
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UAB Presentation of Study Results from First Randomized Controlled Study of FaceSay. Published with permission of the author, Dr. Maria Hopkins, University of Alabama, Birmingham

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Encouraging Social Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  1. 1. Demonstration and Evaluation of Avatar Assistant: Encouraging Social Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Fred Biasini, Ph.D. Maria Hopkins, Ph.D.
  2. 2. Study: Demonstration and Evaluation of Avatar Assistant: Encouraging Social Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders  The overall purpose of our third study was to determine if a computer-based social skills intervention for children with autism or Asperger Syndrome is effective in improving specific social skills.
  3. 3. Specific Aims  The study investigated the effects of an avatar assistant on children with ASD’s emotional cognition.  The study examined the social skills effects of the intervention.

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