Face-Recognizing Software Helps Kids With Autism Communicate
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 883 , Segment 5
Episode: World Events and Turkey’s Currency Crisis Explained, Face-Recognizing Software Helps Kids With Autism Communicate, Great-Grandaughter Fights to Properly Honor Ida B. Wells
- Aug 22, 2018 9:00 pm
- 17:39 mins
Guest: Dennis Wall, PhD, 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.