KASPAR Aids Autistic Kids
In a step up from Popchilla, Kaspar (Kinetics Synchronization in Personal Assistance Robot) is used with kids in the UK that have autism. He talks, laughs when touched and cries "Ouch" when someone slaps at him. Parents report that their kids are more affectionate with humans after playing with the bot.
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Posted by Sheila Franklin at March 15, 2011 10:43 AM