Emotional robot may help kids with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

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The idea is that a robot will assist the therapist in counseling sessions by expressing emotions that the child must identify and proposing games that target different skills. Researchers hope that the child will form emotional links with the robot, and that this and the extra interaction it brings to the sessions will improve the effectiveness of therapy.