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Success Stories

We’re honored that so many school districts and therapy centers use Robots4Autism to teach social skills to their students. Take a look at how just a few of them are using Milo the robot to increase the learning performance of students with autism.

Success Story: The Orange Grove Center | Tennessee

Sam* is a 39-year-old man who lives in a support facility run by The Orange Grove Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He has significant intellectual and mental health disabilities, making it difficult for him to function in everyday society. His attention span is extremely short, he has trouble…

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Success Story: Elgin Middle School | Elgin ISD

Students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often have communication differences that form a barrier between them and their peers. These students also often have trouble making eye contact and greeting people appropriately. With a lack of  communication skills, some students with ASD resort to…

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Success Story: Forest Acres Elementary School

Finding a way to channel what students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have to offer in today’s world has been the center of Ross Goodacre’s life. His focus as a special education teacher at Forest Acres Elementary in Easley, SC, is to help children with ASD learn how to approach social…

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Meet Milo, a robot helping Texas students with autism

By Steffi Lee, KXAN ELGIN, Texas – It used to be difficult for Elgin Middle School seventh-grader Abigail Wise to stay focused during some of her lessons in the classroom. “Sometimes self-soothing and calming was a challenge,” Dr. Shannon Darst, itinerant teacher of students with visual…

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Success Story: Center-Based Oak Tree | Broome-Tioga BOCES

Jake, 14, had struggled to keep his anxiety levels low. As someone with autism, Jake will often become overwhelmed and agitated in the classroom and need help calming back down. “When he came to his group session, his attentive skills and interest in participating was at a minimum,” said Jean…

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Joins Milo at Shady Lane Elementary

At Shady Lane Elementary in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel joined Logan Lucas, a student in the Robots4Autism program who has shown remarkable improvement since Milo joined Karen Richie’s special education class. Logan struggled to express his needs and was often…

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Success Story: West Vancouver, Canada, six weeks with Milo

It’s been six weeks since Milo joined Rebecca Vincent’s class and began to work with Vincent’s students. RoboKind touched base with Vincent, a Learning Support Teacher from West Vancouver, Canada, to learn about the impact Milo and Robots4Autism have had in her school. “I have had numerous…

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No town is too small, Milo in Piute County, Utah

KLS, a news station in Utah, is on a mission to recognize and understand small town struggles with poverty and education. During their journey through the state, KLS visited Piute County, which has a population of less than 2,000. Piute County is encouraging students to pursue higher education in…

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