Tag Archives: social skills

On World Autism Awareness Day

This World Autism Awareness Day, SIMmersion’s virtual conversation training systems are helping people with autism spectrum disorders build social skills and succeed on job interviews.  Research on Autism Social Conversation Training with Sam Martin and Job Interview Training with Molly … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality Training Gives Residence Assistants New Tools to Deal With Underage Drinking at Colleges

Alcohol misuse among college students is a persistent public health problem.  With funding from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), SIMmersion announces the development of a state-of-the-art virtual training tool to empower resident advisors (RAs) to talk … Continue reading

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E-Learning Development Tip

I once asked a large company training manager about the value of the programs he purchased. He said that nothing changed as the result of the training. The only value was in bringing people together from across the company. Why … Continue reading

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Aiding in Rebuilding the Doctor-Patient Relationship

A Newsweek article contains an article examining the fractured doctor-patient relationship.  The writer Shannon Brownlee fairly examines how several factors have led to a severe decrease in the amount of time doctors are able to spend with their patients.  This has led … Continue reading

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