Robotic animals might aid in the social development of children with autism

  • Stanton C
  • Kahn Jr P
  • Severson R
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Abstract

This study investigated whether a robotic dog might aid in the social development of children with autism. Eleven children diagnosed with autism (ages 5-8) interacted with the robotic dog AIBO and, during a different period within the same experimental

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  • AIBO
  • Animals
  • Autism
  • Development
  • Reciprocity
  • Robots
  • Social

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Authors

  • Cady M Stanton

  • Peter H Kahn Jr

  • Rachel L Severson

  • Jolina H Ruckert

  • Brian T Gill

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