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Should We Insist on Eye Contact with People who have Autism Spectrum Disorders

By Stewart, Rozella

Summary

This online article discusses eye contact and the difficulties people on the autism spectrum may have with eye contact. It suggests that eye contact may sometimes interfere with learning for people with autism, and that more careful consideration of its advantages and disadvantages is required.

The Indiana Resource Center for Autism conducts outreach training, engages in individual consultations, provides ongoing support to school teams, conducts research, and produces and disseminates autism information for professionals and families. [Website]

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Visit www.iidc.indiana.edu/pages/Should-We-Insist-on-Eye-Contact-with-People-who-have-Autism-Spectrum-Disorders

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This online article is in English

Publication:

Indiana Resource Center for Autism
Indiana, United States
2016

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