Videos Published Date

A Story of Robots and Autism

UConn researcher Tim Gifford is studying how robots can help children with autism learn and communicate. The research is currently being conducted with students in kindergarten through fifth grade at Whiting Lane Elementary School in West Hartford, CT. 

Apr 25, 2013

Be Healthy: Leaning Robots

By: Lisa Carberg, Dan Lee

Teaching students with learning disabilities and Autism has unique challenges. Now a pilot program is putting robots in some Connecticut classrooms.

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June 18, 2013

Stan Simpson: New Robot Helps Autistic Children Interact

Tim Gifford, CTO of MOVIA Robotics, and UConn professor Anjana Bhat talk with Stan about a new robot that helps autistic children increase their interacting skills.

Apr 26, 2012