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Meet the Robots Changing the Face of Autism Therapy

In Part 1 of a four-part series, we explore disability in the digital age: how tech is offering new solutions, and new questions, for the future of human interaction.

In a recorded therapy session, humanoid robot Kaspar blankly bats his large, round eyes at a young autistic boy. The boy timidly tickles Kaspar’s feet, then flashes an ecstatic grin when the robot says, “This is…

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