Samsung Unveils 'Look at Me' App to Help Children With Autism

Samsung on Monday announced a new app called Look at Me, which is aimed at helping autistic children make eye contact, read facial expressions, and better express their emotions. The app, which is currently under clinical testing, and curricula were designed with the help of a team of clinical psychologists, cognitive psychologists, and psychiatrists.

The Korean consumer electronics giant has collaborated with Autism Speaks Canada, an organisation dealing with autistic children, for the training programme, and has stated that it will give away 200 Galaxy Tab S devices preloaded with Look at Me app to 200 parents who have autistic children. The programme is however limited to Canada for now. Interested users can apply on the dedicated Samsung website.

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22nd December 2014
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