The Design of a Robotic Pet and the Study of its Educational Benefits for Children with Autism

Curley, Devyn.
2017

Abstract: In this thesis I will discuss the development, design, and evaluation of the modified Pleo system. The modified Pleo system is a robotic dinosaur coded to serve as a client in the engineering design process for students with autism. I set out to create a system that leverages the proven benefits of therapy pets for children with autism combined with the engaging elements of robotics to s... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/013610
ID: tufts:23081
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