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Metafocus: Interview with Maria Johnson of UT Dallas Virtual Reality Social Cognition Training Department

Maria Johnson is wearing a blue, floral blouse with blue lights, Vertical. Director of Youth and Family Innovations- hero (?)

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Matt Sparks

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This interview with Maria Johnson, the head of pediatric social cognition virtual training programs at the Center for BrainHealth®/Brain Performance Institute, explains the virtual training program – Charisma™ – being utilized to help individuals with autism, ADHD, and other social learning differences. This project was over a decade in the making and combined the work of cognitive scientists, clinicians and game developers. Witnessing the positive impact this program has on the lives of individuals gives her great hope for those struggling with social interactions.

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Maria Johnson is wearing a blue, floral blouse with blue lights, Vertical. Director of Youth and Family Innovations- hero (?)

Maria Johnson, MA, CCC-SLP

Director, Youth & Family Innovations Lead Research Clinician and Trainer, Charisma Virtual Social Training

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