The two-foot tall humanoid robot named NAO helps train children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
NAO is a small robot acting as a "front man" for the children. It is programmed with a series of verbal prompts and movements that imitate gestures human therapists make in joint attention training for autistic kids.
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