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VR Helping People with Intellectual Disability Get Behind the Wheel

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A disability support service is using the latest in virtual reality technology to teach people with intellectual disability the skills to drive a car. 

The Endeavour Foundation recently launched 15 virtual reality (VR) training programs using the Oculus Rift Headset, assisting people with intellectual disability to learn everything from road safety, to using an ATM, and even barista training.  

Endeavour Foundation implementation specialist, Stewart Koplick, told Pro Bono News they were now taking it to the next level, using the same technology to help people learn to drive.

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