Interactive robot trains kids with autism

04/2013

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.

http://www.futurity.org/health-medicine/interactive-robot-trains-kids-with-autism/

[3351] Bekele, E. T., Lahiri U., Swanson A. R., Crittendon J. A., Warren Z. E., & Sarkar N.
(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.