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A virtual reality room is being used to enable people with autism to overcome phobias. Some of the phobia scenarios include: riding a busy bus, crossing a high bridge, talking to a shop assistant, and shopping. The screens in the room create a 360-degree seamless world, without the need for the individual to wear a headset or goggles.  In addition, a tablet is used to move around the scene, allowing participants to explore the situation. [more]

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