The company announced this week that it has successfully developed its cloud-based application, which allows users to replace the face of an actor featured in any video from their online library with the face of any child by using an uploaded photo. For example, with a few clicks of the mouse, a parent can show their child a video of him or herself successfully going to the dentist or taking a bath.
Parents who have used the face-replacement software and resulting videos provide high marks. Amy Hayes, of Ellsworth, Maine, has tried multiple approaches to cutting her son’s fingernails over the years. “Until we found Look At Me Now! Movies, we had never seen such clear results. After viewing his movie, Anderson’s home therapist and my daughter sat and watched the “movie” replay in our kitchen with amazement. He did a fantastic job- better than ever before! There were no tears, no pulling away, no kicking or screaming. He was so proud of himself and so are we!!”
Long-time educator, and Look at Me Now’s CEO, Laura Casey explains, “The field simply cannot keep up, in terms of qualified experts to support these children. We need to establish technological and broad-reaching interventions in order to best serve the needs of this growing group of children, families and educators.”
“Ms. Casey has found a way to bring the promising practice of video self-modeling to the masses in an affordable and easy-to-use manner,” said Dr. Tom Buggey, author of "Seeing is Believing: Video Self-Modeling for People with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilties"
The combination of the highly successful intervention of VSM and the easy to use, affordable, high-tech product offered by Look at Me Now, will surely make lookatmenow.org the first choice for parents, educators and therapists in their search for supports for children with Autism.