Are social robots social enough for preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder?

Abstract

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can often experience an information overload when they interact with people. Therefore, they can find social interaction threatening, making them withdraw, even from family members.... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Ramona Simut (Department of Clinical and Life Span Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Johan Vanderfaeillie (Department of Clinical and Life Span Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Hoang-Long Cao (Robotics and Multibody Mechanics Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Dirk Lefeber (Robotics and Multibody Mechanics Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Bram Vanderborght (Robotics and Multibody Mechanics Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel)

Topic Area

Topics: Research

Session

V12 » Oral Posters: Using technology to communicate and empower (17:30 - Saturday, 17th September, Moorfoot Room)

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