Virtual reality appears to be a promising and motivating platform to safely practice and rehearse social skills for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). However, the literature to date is subject to limitations in elucidating the effectiveness of these virtual reality interventions.
Although we have mor and mor research and stady investigated the impact of a Virtual Reality Social Cognition Training to enhance social skills in children with ASD The most recent study is an “Exploratory study examining the at-home feasibility of a wearable tool for social-affective learning in children with autism”, published online on 02 August 2018 This study with 14 family approuve that during a periode between 3 month and 4.5 month reported increased eye contact and greater social acuity Another study in 2013 in “Unit of Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology of the Child, Geneve University”, was to improve socio-emotional skills in adults with ASD The socio-emotional skills reeducation program was proposed to 17 Participants. Socio-emotional skills were assessed in pre- and post-reeducation period using tasks from the “Socio-Cognitive and Emotional Battery”Post-reeducation assessment showed that the performance of participants was significantly improved on both “Emotion Attribution Task” and “Social Resolution task”.
The significant reduction in their behavioral problems was also observed. These results demonstrated that the improvements were not limited to participants’ socio-emotional processing abilities but were also generalized to their daily functioning.