5 Promising Robots for Kids with Autism


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Buddy

Blue Frog Robotics, creator of Buddy the personal robot, is working with Auticiel to integrate apps that will help children with autism and other special needs learn to communicate, interact with others, and be more autonomous.

For example, Buddy might say, “It is time to go eat, you have to wash your hands now.” He then displays a video on his face showing how to wash hands step-by-step, with timers and a funny animation. Once the task is completed, Buddy dances and congratulates the child.

Blue Frog and Auticiel are working with an autism institute to develop a special Buddy package dedicated to children with special needs.

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