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By: Amy Martinez

EDINBURG, Texas – A new tool helping students with autism engage in a new educational adventure.

Six campuses across Edinburg CISD will soon be equipped with MILO. It is a facial expressive social robot. MILO can move, dance and teach children vocabulary words. It delivers lessons verbally while displaying symbols on his chest to reinforce learning.

Dr. Rene Gutierrez – Edinburg CISD Superintendent said, “This is just another tool to enhance in the classroom to utilize. Help those kids develop those social and emotional skills that they need.”

This school district is the first in the south region to be enrolled in the pilot program.

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