Converse College boasts first program in SC to help teachers with autistic students – News – GoUpstate – Spartanburg, SC

In a small classroom at the McCarthy Teszler School, 6-year-old Jakob Stauber sits with autism specialist Kim Speers and watches as a 2-foot-tall lifelike robot named Milo demonstrate facial expressions and explain what they mean.After each explanation, a screen in front of Jakob lights up with several pictures of different facial expressions and a prompt asking him to select the one Milo just demonstrated.Jakob has an autism spectrum disorder, which makes it difficult for him to understand

Source: Converse College boasts first program in SC to help teachers with autistic students – News – GoUpstate – Spartanburg, SC

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