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Robots Key to Teaching Autistic Children Social Skills?

Robots can help alleviate autistic behaviors, many therapists say.
Milo, a social robot from the Dalla manufacturer Robokind, demonstrates human emotions.
HOR_AutismRobots_01_horizontal Source: Courtesy if RoboKind

Leo Bracaliello, a 2-year-old child who has been diagnosed with autism, sits cross-legged on his white carpet, his big blue eyes fixated on the face of a robot, singing in monotone, “If you’re happy and you know it…” When the song finishes, Leo mumbles to his mother, “Again.” The robot

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