Driving Safety: Asperger’s and Autism

  • Research Project

What We Do

This work explores the use of virtual reality driving simulators to train and evaluate driving skills of teens with Asperger's and autism.

Project Info

PI: Daniel J. Cox, UVA School of Medicine
Co-I:  Ronald E. Reeve

This study explores the maturing/developing of executive functioning, driving safety and general risk taking. The simulator has already been used to effectively teach teens with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder to drive more safely.