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Improving Speech through Play

In this video from The Washington Post, CosmoBot and “Play to Learn” software help one developmentally disabled boy.


Kevin Fitzgerald, 6, and Carol Samango-Sprouse, director of the Neuro Development Diagnostic Center for Young Children in Crofton, Md., use the “Play to Learn” software during a therapy session.

Video by Kathleen Hom/ The Washington Post. Edited by Francine Uenumea/


The Sociable Robot

socially assistive robot

Prototypes play well with humans, helping patients with autism and Alzheimer’s. But don’t expect an army of such aides just yet.

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