Interactive robot trains kids with autism


A humanoid robot has been designed, and shows promise, for teaching joint attention to children with ASD. Robots are particularly appealing to children, and even more so to those with ASD.

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(2013).  A Step Towards Developing Adaptive Robot-Mediated Intervention Architecture (ARIA) for Children With Autism.
IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 21(2), 289 - 299.