Design of affective robot-assisted activity for children with autism spectrum disorders

@article{Hirokawa2014DesignOA,
  title={Design of affective robot-assisted activity for children with autism spectrum disorders},
  author={Masakazu Hirokawa and Atsushi Funahashi and Yasushi Itoh and Kenji Suzuki},
  journal={The 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication},
  year={2014},
  pages={365-370}
}
Recent studies on autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have reported that positive emotions can be a good incentive for children with ASD to perform spontaneous positive social behaviors. Based on this findings, we propose an affective robot-assisted activity (ARAA) for fostering social interaction and communication skills among children with ASD by promoting their positive emotional responses through interaction with a robot. As it has been termed spectrum, every child has different social and… CONTINUE READING

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