CMU Robot and More Work Successfully with Autistic Children

Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute graduate student Marek Michalowski recently appeared on NBC’s Today Show. timthumb1The segment focused on how his yellow snowman-shaped robots (…and other robots!) can be used to help autistic children and kicked off a three-day series on autism. It may seem counterintuitive…but it’s working!

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…Does this make sense to you?

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2 responses to “CMU Robot and More Work Successfully with Autistic Children

  1. Been reading your blog now for quite a long time and really love it. I don’t know if it’s your style or not , but do you think you could perhaps do a post on the oil spill in the gulf?

    I love your thoughts and opinions, and would love to see your commentary on this sad tragedy.

  2. Nice to know you follow the blog and enjoy it!
    Think you missed https://scitechspec.wordpress.com/2010/05/14/oil-spill/ on the oil spill!

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