ChartaCloud ROBOTTECA Announces Robots and Autism Researcher Panel to Air June 27, 2019

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Leading researchers to convene to discuss their findings for robots used in mediated behavior interventions in autism.

ROBOTTECA announced today that it is hosting a Research Panel Roundtable of leading university researchers to discuss their research on the use of socially assistive robots in robot-mediated behavior interventions in autism. With 1 in 59 children now being diagnosed on the autism spectrum, advancing digital assistive resources are needed to meet the demand for skilled therapeutic early intervention counseling, assisted daily living skills, learning and social skills development that these children and their families require.

Researchers from leading universities that will be participating on the panel include:
Cal Baptist University, Dr. Kathryn Short
California State University, Northridge, Victor Ramirez
Carnegie Mellon University, Kim Baraka
LaTrobe University, Dr. Seyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar
Texas Tech University, Dr. Rebecca Beights
University of Connecticut, Tim Gifford
University of Nevada, Reno, Dr. David Feil-Seifer
University of New Hampshire, Dr. Momotaz Begum
Vanderbilt University, Dr. Nilanjan Sarkar
Yale University, Dr. Brian Scassellati

“We are very pleased to arrange this important event in order to advance the sharing of the knowledge that surrounds digital therapeutics in autism. Researchers have long proven the potential and the benefits regarding the use robots in autism therapies, however, we need to continue to encourage continued research efforts and further awareness in this sphere of research. Doing so is critical.” said Michael Radice, chairman of the technology advisory board for ROBOTTECA.

The company stated that critical questions such as the state-of-the-art of today’s socially assistive robots in autism, evidence-based practices (EBP) for the use of robots, advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and identifying the need for additional software and robotic based technologies will be posed.

Those wishing to view the broadcast of the Robots and autism Research Panel Roundtable, scheduled for June 27, 2019 at 2 PM Eastern Time Zone, may message their viewing request to info(at)chartacloud(dot)com or register to view the free broadcast via Eventbrite at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/robots-and-autism-leading-researcher-panel-tickets-62371192917

About ROBOTTECA
ROBOTTECA provides socially assistive robots, robot behavior software and pre-configured robot deployments for use in pediatric health care, autism intervention therapies, STEM educational curricula, senior care social engagement in skilled nursing facilities, and public library ‘makerspace’ learning environments. Additional information can be found at http://www.robotteca.com.

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