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KCSD participates in Robots4Autism initiative
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Milo, a 2-foot-tall talking, walking robot that can also express itself facially, is coming to Kershaw County School District schools to teach elementary and middle school students with Autism Spectrum Disorder the understanding and meaning of emotions and expressions, and demonstrates appropriate social behavior and responses. - photo by Provided by the S.C. Dept. of Education
The Kershaw County School District will be one of among 15 across the state to implement a new curriculum called Robots4Autism in October. S.C. Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman and the S.C. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Services (OSES) made the announcement Tuesday. The program uses Milo, a 2-foot tall robot that can talk, walk, use facial expressions and more.