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Durham University

Computer Science


Robbie the Robot can help children with autism improve their confidence

(24 January 2018)

Children from Fellside Community Primary School have been working with Durham University’s Computer Science Department to look at how technology could help autistic children overcome anxiety. 

Dr Noura Al Moubayed states “Autistic children find it difficult to handle uncertainty and we believe that they are more comfortable playing with a robot or with technology in general”.

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