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Teenager with ME’s life has been transformed by a robot that helps her learn

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Andy, May 10, 2018.

  1. Andy

    Andy Committee Member & Outreach

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    http://metro.co.uk/2018/05/08/teena...rmed-by-a-robot-that-helps-her-learn-7529314/
     
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    Radio 5 Live interview with IiME Research trustee Richard Simpson and Michelle Nunn -



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    It's so good to hear this experiment is working so well. Next step - department of education funding?
     
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    Those who have developed the robot, AV1, just tweeted this :)

     
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    It seems to have been well accepted at a football club Everton too. Usually a child gets to accompany the Captain out on the pitch, get to meet players, have tours etc, but the robot was used to give the same experience. You can't get much of a better advert for inclusion than for the technology to be seen as socially good and cool?

    I really like the photo too.
     

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