An Exploration of the Use of Social Robotics in Autism Interventions

July 19, 2017, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Over the past decade, there has been a surge in the use of technology to aid and support individuals with autism spectrum disorder. This presentation will explore the emergence and use of social robotics in the field of ASD interventions. Additionally, the development of Milo (an interactive robotics program, aimed at improving social skills in children with ASD) will be discussed. A demonstration of the Milo robot will be provided.

Presenter: Ebony Holliday, Ph.D.

Dr. Holliday is a staff research scientist at CARD. She received her doctoral degree in school psychology from Lehigh University after completing her pre-doctoral clinical internship in the Behavioral Psychology department at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Dr. Holliday completed her post-doctoral fellowship at the Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center within Riley Children’s Hospital/Indiana University School of Medicine. She currently coordinates the Milo social robotics study, and also conducts developmental assessments with toddlers and young children for several research studies.

Location:

Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Kennedy Krieger Institute
3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21211

Audience:

Parents, family members and professionals

This is a FREE training! To register, visit www.kennedykriegercard.eventbrite.com or call Hanna Hutter at (443) 923-7596.

Publications

Read inspiring stories, news and updates about the Institute's patient care, research, special education, professional training, and community programs.

 

Resource Finder

 

A free resource that provides access to information and support for individuals and families living with developmental disabilities.