Robots help children – level 3

30-04-2021 07:00

The Robot for Autism Behavioral Intervention program is designed for people with autism between the ages of 3 and 18. It aims to help them be more social and to resolve issues such as conflicts and bullying.

Robots boost children’s social skills through role play in order to reduce the anxiety and to make sure the program is predictable and structured. Some people with autism have low motivation to interact with other human beings, and they are hypersensitive to sensations such as human voices and facial expressions.

More than 1,200 children have used the program since 2015, and the feedback from parents is positive. Parents say that their children are more active and they start to have some degree of a social life. Children improve their speaking skills, and some even start forming sentences, and they ask other people simple questions, for example what their names are.

Difficult words: autism (a neurological disorder which affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others), role play (pretending to be someone else, especially as a part of training or learning a new skill), sensation (the ability to feel or sense something).

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