Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify three key areas where autistic people may find themselves impacted through COVID-19, namely, education; employment; and anxiety. Design/methodology/approach: This paper provides some views based on the extensive experience of using immersive technologies for the utilisation and application with autistic groups during COVID-19. Findings: This paper offers some examples of immersive technology application that might be helpful for practitioners, services and others to consider in overcoming possible challenges faced by people with autism. Originality/value: This opinion piece offers expert insights to the role immersive technologies and virtual reality might play during COVID-19 in the lives of autistic groups.

Newbutt, N., Schmidt, M. M., Riva, G., Schmidt, C., The possibility and importance of immersive technologies during COVID-19 for autistic people, <<JOURNAL OF ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES>>, N/A; 14 (3): 187-199. [doi:10.1108/JET-07-2020-0028] [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/178699]

The possibility and importance of immersive technologies during COVID-19 for autistic people

Riva, Giuseppe;
2020

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify three key areas where autistic people may find themselves impacted through COVID-19, namely, education; employment; and anxiety. Design/methodology/approach: This paper provides some views based on the extensive experience of using immersive technologies for the utilisation and application with autistic groups during COVID-19. Findings: This paper offers some examples of immersive technology application that might be helpful for practitioners, services and others to consider in overcoming possible challenges faced by people with autism. Originality/value: This opinion piece offers expert insights to the role immersive technologies and virtual reality might play during COVID-19 in the lives of autistic groups.
2020
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Newbutt, N., Schmidt, M. M., Riva, G., Schmidt, C., The possibility and importance of immersive technologies during COVID-19 for autistic people, <<JOURNAL OF ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES>>, N/A; 14 (3): 187-199. [doi:10.1108/JET-07-2020-0028] [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/178699]
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