Face-Recognizing Software Helps Kids with Autism Communicate

Face-Recognizing Software Helps Kids with Autism Communicate

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

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  • Nov 29, 2018 10:00 pm
  • 17:00 mins

(Originally aired August 22, 2018) Guest: Dennis Wall, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Biomedical Data Science, Stanford University School of Medicine Children with autism often have trouble recognizing emotion in the faces of people around them, which poses a major obstacle to social interaction and making friends. Researchers at Stanford University have experimented with giving the kids high-tech glasses that can help them interpret facial expressions. And it has worked well in a pilot study.

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