Using Interactive Robots with Young Children with Disabilities
NAO, a humanoid robot can read a child’s moods, recognize family members, and learn preferences in music, movies, and food. Can he engage young children with disabilities in dynamic group activities??
A team of researchers at the University of Delaware recently received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to explore the use of the 22-inch robot in a new approach to pediatric rehabilitation based on social interaction between robots and humans.