In a playground filled with gleeful shouts, you approach a group of children. Suddenly, your vision turns blurry and pixelated. The echoing screams become raucous.
It's the experience of sensory overload, according to a new game called Auti-Sim. The simulation, created by a three-member team at the Vancouver Hacking Health hackathon, aims to raise awareness of the challenges of hypersensitivity disorder and help people understand how it can lead to isolation.
The closer you get to loud and active children, the more overwhelming the situation becomes. As you move toward quieter areas, the strain tapers off.
Read more at: http://mashable.com/2013/03/07/auti-sim/
Via Natalie Stewart