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Robot Playmates May Help Children With Autism

July 24, 2008

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Preliminary studies by researchers at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering, studying interactions of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) with bubble-blowing robots, confirm what has been widely reported anecdotally: that ASD children, in many cases, interact more easily with mechanical devices than with humans.Full Story

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