NAO Autism Pack

Robot-Assisted Therapy for Autism

Use the NAO Robot for your special Ed program to provide a bridge for children on the autism spectrum from isolation to greater social and academic engagement.

The pack includes:

  • 1 NAO V6 Humanoid Robot (Dark grey)

  • 1 Charger and 1 Battery

  • 1 Docking Station

  • 1 NAO for Autism Software (1-year subscription)

  • 1 Tablet with pre-installed WOZ Software

  • 1 WiFi Router

  • 1 hard-copy of curriculum aligned with the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) principles

  • 1 Transport Case

  • Unlimited Choregraphe Software Licenses and Full SDK

  • 3-hour Online Training

  • 2-year Warranty & RobotLAB Support

 


Price: $16,990

For US Customers price is $18,490. (including import-from-China tariffs.)

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  • Main Features

    Fully-programmable humanoid robot for special ed

  • Dimensions

    23 inches

  • Sensors

    HD Cameras, tactile sensors, position sensors, microphones, force sensitive resistors, sonar

  • Programming Languages

    Drag&Drop, C++, Python, Java

  • Educational value

    Social Skills, Body Cognition, Pragmatic Language, Behavioral Techniques, Learning Readiness

  • What’s in the box?

    1 NAO robot, 1 Charger, 1 Battery, 1 Docking Station, 1 tablet, 1 software license, 1 WiFi Router, 1 printed curriculum and 1 Transport Case

  • Mobile / stationary

    Mobile robot

  • Autonomy

    Fully-programmable

  • Student to robot ratio

    1 robot per student

  • Best for

    Special Ed, Autism

  • Grade Level

    preK to 5

  • Curriculum

    Covering Learning Readiness and Social Skills

  • Professional Development / Training

    Training included

  • Warranty

    2-years warranty

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The NAO Special Ed Pack is a comprehensive solution designed to assist teachers and childcare workers in the support of autistic children. It's a solution which includes the robot NAO, the Special Ed NAO Software and a range of fun and educational activities and applications specially written to meet the needs of autistic children.

 

What is NAO?

Today, NAO is the mostly used humanoid robot worldwide. It has become a standard in research, STEM education and Special Ed.

 

It is equipped with many sensors: Tactile Sensors, Ultrasonic sensors, a Gyro, an Accelerometer, Force Sensors, Infrared sensors, 2 HD Cameras, 4 Microphones and high accuracy digital encoders on each joint. 

 

Originally designed to help teach autistic children, NAO is a fully-featured and friendly-looking robot that can walk, speak multiple languages, recognize a human face, detect objects, dance and talk to humans.

 

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What are the benefits of using NAO for Autism?

NAO has qualities that are extremely well-adapted to the context of special education: he is engaging, predictable, tireless, but also multi-interactive.

 

NAO is humanoid technological interface who naturally attracts children. He helps to create communication bridges between the child and the people around him. He is easy to interpret, helps to reduce the children's anxiety, and minimizes the risks of over-stimulation.

 

NAO offers constant encouragement and never tires of repeating instructions. This helps to win the child's trust who will be happy to pursue his efforts. Whether through touch, voice or vision, NAO also offers an extremely wide range of possible interactions.

 

Benefits for the Student

  • Interactions are simple
  • Repetitive and predictable
  • Engaging
  • Motivating

Benefits for the School

  • Systematized instruction
  • Supports ABA principles
  • Engaging and Motivating
  • Metric collection

 

WOZ Software for Autism

WOZ Software by Movia Robotics is an easy-to-use, highly customizable framework for providing therapeutic activities and academic content to special needs students. Even with no prior knowledge in software or robotics, the interface enables users to easily take control of the robot and send commend the robot easily and at any time.

The software enables robots to interact with and engage children with special needs, particularly Autism, as well as typically developing children. The WOZ Teacher’s Aid system ensures simple, consistent lesson delivery in a turnkey solution. The dynamic system is able to meet the day to day needs of students and lead them through educational activities.

The software includes three main modules:

  • Lesson Planner: it provides all the tools necessary to create custom sessions for each student. 
  • Session Runner: it's the main interface used when delivering a session to the child: it runs automatically without input from the teacher for most activities, and enables the teacher to control the flow of the session
  • Progress Tracker: it provides a report (printable) of the student's performance during the session

Each lesson can be customized to meet the cognitive level as well as the participation level of the child. To ensure that the software is easy to use it has been designed in collaboration with teachers and therapists. Our system provides a base for interaction, communication, and collaboration. It provides activities that promote social and cognitive engagement. It facilitates a positive learning environment by dynamically leading children through activities using evidence based prompting and instructional design.

 

Curriculum Included

All lessons have been created by certified specialists who have hands-on experience teaching children on the autism spectrum. Specifically, the lessons are designed to give a well-rounded capability to the teachers and therapists serving the special needs community. Each lesson helps with social skills, learning readiness, pragmatic communication, and/or academics and skills for daily living.   

The curriculum supports the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) principles. Each activity can be personalized based on the learning goals, motivations, and individual personality of each child.  An example of the available lessons in the curriculum include: Working in a group, Staying focused, Listening, Sharing ideas, What to do during a fire drill, How to ask for a break from the group appropriately, How to stay focused when Nervous, Listening for Meaning (academic, etc.), What specific ideas are not appropriate to share and when, Lock down drill, Reading key words in a text to follow directions (academic), Following directions, Recognizing emotions, Saying Hello and Goodbye, Simple prepositions, etc.

Time Allotment

Activity

Purpose

1 - 2 minutes

Greeting

One-on-one social interaction with verbal communication.

2 - 3 minutes

Warm-Up/Movement

Full body imitation task to foster interpersonal coordination.

5 - 7 minutes

Skills Training

Training lessons and activities designed to teach skills using variety of data-driven techniques.

5 - 7 minutes

Fun Skills Training

Additional games and lessons designed to teach skills using variety of data-driven techniques.

1 - 2 minutes

Leave Taking / Wrap Up

Robot ends session with a goodbye and reiteration of session ideas.

 

All curriculum content comes with a curriculum guide that details the lessons and the expected outcomes.


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NAO Autism Pack

Robot-Assisted Therapy for Autism

Price: $16,990

For US Customers price is $18,490. (including import-from-China tariffs.)


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NAO Autism Pack

Robot-Assisted Therapy for Autism

Price: $16,990

For US Customers price is $18,490. (including import-from-China tariffs.)


I NEED A PRICE QUOTE

OR CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR PURCHASE ORDER