Serious games are games designed for a primary purpose other than entertainment.
They involve the use of electronic games technologies and methodologies and are meant to take on real-world problems.
Serious games are sometimes used to help people on the autism spectrum with real-world problems such as difficulites with social communication and social interaction.
This glossary is designed to explain some of the jargon and gobbledygook used by some people when they talk about autism or research..
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