A lot has been said about the lack of eye contact in people with autism. Some people even try to force children with autism to make eye contact. I was fascinated by this article article in which eye-tracking software was used to show that people with autism not only have trouble making eye contact but they see everything differently from “neurotypicals”. How long they look at something and which part of the object they focus on is different.
Click below for a link to this enlightening article: