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+me wearable social robot / ASD therapy support

+me wearable social robot
+me wearable social robot
+me wearable social robot
+me wearable social robot

"+me" is an experimental device aimed to support therapy and foster social skill development in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. It is a soft wearable robot, which looks like tender animals, able to arise attachment emotions and give a reassuring physical contact. It responds to the child’s manipulations by emitting lights, sounds, or vibrations to enhance the child’s engagement. The therapist, observing the child reactions, can change the motivational feedbacks of +me through an application, so promoting triadic social interactions. The project is developed at ISTC-CNR in collaboration with the rehabilitation center INI, Villa Dante.

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National Research Council of Italy

National Research Council of Italy
ROME, Italy

Design

National Research Council of Italy

National Research Council of Italy
ROME, Italy