Why eye-contact isn’t necessarily helpful to students

New research from the British Science Association, reported in BBC News, looked at the problems with demanding eye-contact from students with Autism and Williams Syndrome.  Interestingly, in the process of their study, they noticed that even normally developing students needed the break in eye contact to process the information being presented.  A good insight for school psychologists.

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