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- 1Assistive robots, virtual robots, play, learning, cognitive development
- 1Assistive technology
- 1Augmentative communication
- 1Cognitive development
- 1Motor disabilities
Objective: Motor experience plays a central role in cognitive development. Assistive technologies can thus provide augmentative manipulation for children with motor disabilities. This paper explores the use of robots to this end. Method: A revision of studies conducted with typically developing...
Previous studies have demonstrated that Lego robots can be used to enable children with motor impairments to actively participate in play and academic activities. Additionally, by appropriately designing the activities and observing children’s performance, it is possible to assess children’s...