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According to Compassion International, an estimated 300 million children worldwide are subjected to violence, exploitation and abuse each year. 40 million of these children are under the age of 15.
Meet NAO, a humanoid robot therapist who’s making amazing headway with treating children with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). This friendly little robot is capturing attention worldwide, and
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