Gaze Toward Social Interactions in Photographs — Presentation

2015_Liang_Gaze_Edited4WebLiang, J., Wilkinson, K., & Regiec, C. (November 12, 2015).  Gaze Toward Social Interactions in Photographs by Individuals with Autism:  Implications for AAC Design.  Poster presentation at ASHA:  Denver, Colorado.

It is possible that visual scene displays containing human figures might provoke gaze avoidance in individuals with autism.  Eye-tracking technology was used to evaluate gaze of individuals with and without a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder towards photographs containing interacting or non-interacting humans.  Degree of social demand was associated with gaze behaviors.

Learner Outcomes:

Learner Outcome 1: Describe major elements of the study design
Learner Outcome 2: Discuss the authors’ conclusions
Learner Outcome 3: Identify possible implications for practice

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