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With the launch of Robots4Autism new website there is the opportunity for learners with ASD to develop the social behaviors and emotional identification skills that can make interacting with others a challenge in an updated more user-friendly platform.  The newly updated Robots4Autism website offers a wealth of information regarding the curriculum that is available for students, parents, and educators working with ASD populations. The News will offer updates and highlights about Robots4Autism, the curriculum, and Milo keeping our community up to date on new developments and innovations.  With information available for students, parents, and professionals Robots4Autism’s website is a useful resource that can help navigate the often confusing world of therapies and supports available to children and young adults with ASD.

RoboKind Debuts Robot with African-American Likeness to Engage Students in STEM

Guided by standards-aligned computer science and coding curriculum, humanoid robot Jett is designed to empower African-American students to embrace STEM DALLAS (Sept. 20, 2016) – While the nation casts attention on a projected STEM employment deficit, activists and education leaders are addressing the diversity gap in education programs as a contributing factor. RoboKind, the world leader in social robotics, debuts a humanoid robot designed to expand access and engagement for African-American students in K-12 STEM education. The robot, with African-American likeness, will deliver the Robots4STEM curriculum designed in partnership with Quadrant 4 System Corporation (QFOR). Guided by the Robots4STEM curriculum, the robot Jett helps students in third grade and beyond gain foundational skills in coding and computer science. The program is designed to support educators with or without…

RoboKind Expands Leadership, Welcomes Dr. Gregory Firn as SVP of Strategic Initiatives

Veteran superintendent and education researcher joins RoboKind, steps into new senior vice president role DALLAS (Sept. 13, 2016) – RoboKind, the world leader in social robotics, announces the addition of Dr. Gregory Firn as senior vice president (SVP) of strategic initiatives. In the new leadership role, Dr. Firn will oversee product development and implementation, and legislative and research initiatives. As a former superintendent and seasoned leader in the research of education effects, Dr. Firn will carry on his work improving the quality of learning in the autism intervention field. “RoboKind is dedicated to advancing autism intervention and invested in research to support that effort,” said Dr. Firn. “I’m excited to further my passion for teaching and learning by joining a mission to improve education for all students.” As SVP of strategic initiatives, Dr. Firn will support the…

RoboKind Earns Top Start-up Title at TEEC North American Startup Contenst

reposted from EdNET Insight RoboKind Earns Top Start-up Title RoboKind — Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Leading the Research and Development in Social Robotics for Autism, RoboKind Is Named Winner of the TEEC North American Startup Contest DALLAS (Feb. 24, 2016) – In recognition of the implementation of advanced social robotics, the Tsinghua Entrepreneur and Executive Club Angel Fund (TEEC) and the US-China Association of High-level Professionals names RoboKind the winner of the North American Startup Contest. RoboKind, the world leader in social robotics, was chosen from more than 600 companies. RoboKind was selected because of its research-based Robots4Autism curriculum, delivered by the humanoid robot Milo, that teaches children on the autism spectrum critical social and emotional skills. Developed by researchers at the University of Texas Dallas, Robots4Autism has been shown to…

Two leading robotics companies partner to provide innovative interventions to seniors and children with autism in France

RoboKind and French company RoboCARE Lab leverage advanced social robotics to deliver proven autism curriculum and cognitive therapy to the French market Dallas, TX (October 15, 2015) — RoboKind, a pioneer in the development of socially advanced robots, is pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with RoboCARE Lab to include RoboKind’s autism and eldercare robot-delivered solutions in their PRESENCE+ services that use innovative new technologies to enhance the daily lives of humans with robot companions. The partnership expands RoboKind’s market reach into France, where RoboCARE Lab is headquartered. Initially, RoboCARE Lab will include RoboKind’s humanoid robot, Milo, in RoboCARE Lab’s PRESENCE+ SENIOR solution to provide cognitive stimulation to adults in their later years. Edenis, a French retirement home operator, is working closely with RoboCARE Lab to run a pilot program in…

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