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Julie  Ellsmoor – Blogger and mum to young man with autism gives thoughts on eye contact
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Julie Ellsmoor – Blogger and mum to young man with autism gives thoughts on eye contact

All this week we are discussing Samsung's Look At Me App, with various viewpoints on eye contact being offered.  Julie Ellsmoor is a prolific autism blogger and mother to an adult son, John 26, who is on the autistic spectrum. During the week he lives in r...
Direct eye contact and embracing the sense of danger
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Direct eye contact and embracing the sense of danger

Some say that the eyes are the gateway to the soul. But we as autists have a natural aversion to looking directly into another's soul. Perhaps it is that we see too much at one time to process, that we are examining something great and sacred that should nev...
Look At Me – My view is that we do not need this app for children with Autism
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Look At Me – My view is that we do not need this app for children with Autism

Back in December, Samsung launched ‘Look at Me’ the interactive camera app for children with autism. More can be read on their website here. We also covered this story, and again this can be read here. The Samsung website states: “[The Look at Me Project i...