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Socially assistive robots for teaching emotional abilities to children with autism spectrum disorder

  title={Socially assistive robots for teaching emotional abilities to children with autism spectrum disorder},
  author={A. Costa and G. Steffgen and F. Lera and Aida Nazarikhorram and Pouyan Ziafati},
  • A. Costa, G. Steffgen, +2 authors Pouyan Ziafati
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Socially assistive robots, when used in a way that takes into consideration children’s needs and developmental characteristics, can be useful tools to enable children’s development. More specifically, due to their characteristics (predictability, simplicity, and repetition) robots can be especially helpful to teach emotional abilities to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Previous research has provided preliminary evidence that robots can help children improve in some domains such as… CONTINUE READING
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