Virtual Reality & Social Communication

Virtual Reality & Social Communication

Published on 29 July 2022
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Transcript
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Virtual Reality & Social Communication
00:05
What to Know?
00:05
What is it?
00:06
How is it implemented and when should it be used?
00:06
Considerations
00:11
What is VR?
00:11
Virtual Reality teaches social communication skills through online, controlled social situations
00:13
VR teaches daily social scenes as well as teaches how to recognize emotions in others
00:15
VR encourages the practice of social communication skills daily and prepares for "real-life" stuations
00:21
How is VR implemented and When to use it?
00:22
VR is implemented typically in a home or school setting with a VR viewer with a mouse and headset
00:24
Individuals using the VR are trained on how to navigate to each program in the VR
00:25
VR can be used for students who may have more severe struggles with social communication such as anxiety. VR is also extremely helpful if a student is sickor home-bound
00:31
Considerations
00:32
Will students confidently transfer skills after using VR? Is generalization feasible?
00:33
Do students have reliable internet to use VR? Are all supplies available?
00:35
Cost? Will the cost for VR programs be too much?
00:41
Virtual Reality as an intervention is still a new concept!
00:43
There is little known about how virtual reality works once completed and used in a real-world setting. However, it is an exciting and new method that engages children and teaches social skills with great potential! With time we will know more!