"Social Robot" Helps Kids With Autism Learn New Skills

Categories: Gadgets

Meet Leka, the vibrating 'social robot' designed to help children with autism learn new skills.

This anime-eyed toy, which was presented at CES 2016 (the global consumer electronics and technology tradeshow in Las Vegas), is still in the creation process. But Leka's founder has confidence that it will prove helpful for kids on the spectrum, as well as others who are differently abled.

The concept of play as therapy is not new. In fact, it's a well-developed field. Read on to find out how you can provide a child with this therapy!

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