Kansas school test robots with autistic children

Witchita, Kan – An autism specific school in Witchita, Kansas is testing out social robots with their pupils to develop their social and human interaction skills. The experimental program at Heartspring features $16,000 robots that are programmed to sing, converse, dance, recognise faces, features, and even calm themselves after they fall. One robot was programmed […]

‘An Evening With the ’Rents’ – Autism parents raise money for Camp Encourage

‘An Evening With the ’Rents’, The Mission Theatre, Kansas – On Friday Feb 28 parents of autistic children will take to the stage in the show ‘An Evening With the ‘Rents'(short for parents), an over 21 autism fundraiser which will benefit Camp Encourage, a local summer program for autistic children. During rehearsal, one of the […]