Robotics and Computer Technology Enhances Education and Therapy

SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND (March 10, 2008) – AnthroTronix and its subsidiary AT KidSystems(TM), the manufacturer and distributor of educational technology products, will demonstrate the effectiveness of the latest technological advances for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The two companies will share proven successes during the 2008 California State University Northridge (CSUN) International Conference from March 12-15, 2008.

The presentations will be held on Friday, March 14 in the Los Angeles Airport Marriott, 5855 West Century Boulevard. AnthroTronix will present on CosmoBot, an interactive robot used to engage children with ASD in social instructional activities. AT KidSystems will demonstrate how Cosmo’s Learning Systems(TM) has benefitted children with ASD.

Using Robotics to Develop Social Skills in Children with ASD 8:00 – 9:00 a.m., in the Marriott – Atlanta room AnthroTronix will present the findings of a recent study that investigated the feasibility of addressing social interaction in children with ASD using Social Activity Modules and CosmoBot to enhance therapy, education, and play.

Providing Effective Computer Experiences for Students with ASD: Using Cosmo’s Learning Systems 9:20 – 10:20 a.m., in the Marriott – Miami room AT KidSystems will demonstrate Cosmo’s Learning Systems, an interactive computer technology comprised of the computer interface device, Mission Control(TM), and Cosmo’s Play and Learn(TM) software. At KidSystems will show how Cosmo’s Learning Systems is being used effectively with children with ASD. Speech-Language Pathologist Jill Tullman of Denver, Colorado, will share her experiences using Cosmo’s Learning Systems in her practice.