Humanoid Robot Helps Teach Children With Autism

Humanoid Robot Helps Teach Children With Autism
technology

NAO is part of a system Vanderbilt University is using to help autistic youngsters learn basic social skills.

Emma Hutchings
  • 26 march 2013

NAO is a humanoid robot being used to help autistic children learn how to coordinate their attention with people and objects. This basic social skill is called ‘joint attention,’ and children with autism have trouble mastering it.

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