Since VR has entered our line of sight, the application of various fields has become more and more widely, although the current output of VR technology is the content of pan-entertainment, but in fact some experts have tried to VR technology applied to medical, military, Aviation, and even education. As early as the arrival of the millennium, the United Kingdom first use VR technology to help autistic patients to do the face facial training.
And there is a laboratory that focus on the study of children with autism , want to use this high technology to help these social vulnerable groups, out of the woods. A scientific system of their construction, the scientific research results in fact published in some international journals, and have been widely affirmed the support.
Experts point out that these children with autism and their families are socially vulnerable groups. Autism affects children's social interaction; but social interaction is not limited to the form of "speaking", but also contains a lot of other ways of communication.
Such as facial expressions, eye contact, body movements and so on are all forms of social interaction.
"Humans are visual animals", the visual role in our communication with people, the role of play is essential. At the same time for children with autism, and social interaction is the relevance of the impact. Therefore, through the study found that the use of VR to help children with autistic treatment, has a significant help.Through the way of visual cues, to guide children with autism to learn basic social terms and eye contact, which for their social skills training is very good.
The lab research team is currently using VR technology to create different learning situations and to train autistic children for social skills. Such as VR classrooms, training daily basic rituals. Use the latest 360 ° shooting specific scenes, and virtual characters or venues to guide children how to interact with autism.
Through repeated practice, children can be in a safe and confident environment gradually familiar with social interaction skills, and the fact that this method is effective. VR teaching system using animation vision to teach autistic children to practice different context skills, and immediately give positive feedback, in addition to effectively improve their attention, but also can lead to positive emotions, reduce the emotional depression of autistic children, Or social people to give the pressure of discrimination, so that children with autism can be relaxed learning more patiently.