QTrobot Package for Autism
Exceptional Therapeutic Aid for Autism
One decade of research shows that robots are effective in autism therapy!
Often children with Autism have high interest in technology. QTrobot is an engaging and interactive humanoid robot which can attract the children’s attention to teach them new life skills.
QTrobot can increase the efficiency of therapy sessions by working as a catalyst between therapists and children and helping the children to be engaged in therapy sessions more and for longer periods.
QTrobot can also reduce the efforts of therapists by doing the repetitive lessons and activities insted of them, and freeing their time to focus more on the children’s need and learning progress.
Inside the Package for Autism
Expressive and engaging robot designed for autism
QTrobot has an expressive face, capable of showing various facial expressions and emotions.
The QTrobot’s versatile face facilitates the process of teaching emotions to children with autism.
Having a humanoid body enables QTrobot not only to teach facial expressions and emotions, but also to teach body language to children with autism.
QTrobot comes with a set of educational programs for children with autism, designed and tested by autism scientists and therapists.
Therapists can easily customize these educational programs based on individual needs of the children.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What makes QTrobot better than other technologies such as computers or tablets?
The embodiment is a key factor in social interaction and engagement. In contrast to computers and tablets, the physical and embodied nature of QTrobot allows to express personality through body language as well as by voice and facial expressions. The QTrobot’s humanoid body helps the children to generalize the skills they learn from interacting with it to interacting with humans.
- What are the roles of QTrobot in the therapy session?
QTrobot can take different roles depending on the needs of children, their therapists and the content of the lessons. It can be an educational tool or actively play a role of a tutor or an educational play partner. QTrobot can tell social educational stories and play educational games, using which it can teach new skills and positive social behaviors to the children. QTrobot is often integrated in existing standard therapy methods as a mediator between the child and the therapist to increase the engagement of the child and simplify the lessons.
- Will QTrobot replace the role of therapists in Autism?
No, improving autism conditions requires intensive behavioral therapies by autism specialists. QTrobot is an educational tool which aims to improve the experience of both the children and their therapists. QTrobot is used to, on the one hand, increase the efficiency and quality of the therapy sessions, and on the other hand, reduce the therapists’ effort.
- Who can use QTrobot?
Any teacher, therapist and even parent of an autistic child can use QTrobot. The QTrobot’s graphical interface has been designed for people who do not have any IT knowledge. The QTrobot’s graphical interface enables all autism specialists to script new interactive applications or customize existing QTrobot’s educational programs in a way which is more useful for their specific use.
Anyone who is able to use a smart phone, can learn how to use QTrobot only in the matter of few minutes.
- What else than teaching QTrobot can do?
QTrobot can be even a good play partner for the children in their leisure time. It can keep the children occupied with dancing, doing sports and telling stories.
- Does QTrobot have pre-programed applications?
Yes, QT comes with different sets of educational programs in the form of games and stories. It also has various dances and sports. You can immediately start using these programs in training of children with autism, and autism specialists can customize them to be more suitable for individual needs of a child.