Samsung App for Autistic Kids Improves Eye Contact and Emotion Identification
Look At Me is an app that will help kids with autism recognize faces and emotions through fun gameplay
The Look at Me app is designed to help children with autism practice their social skills through an Android game.
To earn points, kids would have to recognize and match faces, locate facial features and read emotions from pictures. Kids would also have to act out emotions which are recognized by face detection technologies within the app. Stages of the app asks for participation from a parent or a guardian to also act out emotions.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder which affects up to two children per every thousand. A child with autism will find it hard to communicate both verbally and non-verbally. They also develop restrictive and repetitive behaviors. All of these make it tough for them to live independently.