Wednesday, January 10, 2007

AUTISM: Cartoons could aid children with autism

" We've got to somehow find a way to get autistic children to overcome their fear of looking at people's faces" - Professor Simon Baron-CohenAutism Research Centre, Cambridge University


A cartoon project, led by Cambridge University's Autism Research Center, has shown a 52% increase in the ability of a small group of autistic children to understand human emotions. Narrated by actor Stephen Fry, the cartoons teach autistic children about facial expressions by imposing human faces on inanimate objects. BBC (1/8)

From the CEC Smart Brief

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

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ROSERED_7 said...

My autistic son has never had a problem with determining emotions of people because he has always been a big fan of Thomas the Tank Engine. He learned what faces went with what emotions from the trains on there.

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