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Experience Being An Autistic Child In This Simulation

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Auti-Sim describes itself like this:

The player navigates through a playground as an autistic child with auditory hypersensitivity. Proximity to loud children causes sensory overload for the player, impacting cognitive functions. This impact is represented as visual noise and blur, as well as audio distortion. Participants described the experience as visceral, insightful and compelling.

Here’s an ABC news video clip sharing a portion of the game:

I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Walking In Someone Else’s Shoes.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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