Virtually Augmented Social Skills Training

  • Kevin AmbroseEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 529)


This poster will detail a pilot study conducted at the City University of New York assessing the usability of a virtual environment for teenagers. In this study, the PI sought to test the viability of social skills measures for this population, find glitches in the code of tasks built into the virtual environment, and seek feedback from participants on improvements to be made to the intervention. The results of this study will aid in the creation of a social skills intervention designed for individuals with autism spectrum disorders.


Second life Virtual environments Autism Social skills 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Educational PsychologyGraduate Center, CUNYNew YorkUSA

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