Allen Institute's iSocial shows promise for children with autism

Via The Columbia Missourian:
 
"[...]Carleton discovered iSocial, a groundbreaking, virtual learning program under development at MU's Allen Institute, part of  the College of Education. The interactive online experience teaches social skills to children with autism.

Using a 3-D world where users create avatars, the program teaches children to interact with others and practice social rules such as turn taking."
 
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