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Knee-high robots are the latest learning aid for children with autism at Topcliffe Primary School in Birmingham.
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A school in Birmingham has been trialling a new way of teaching children with autism.
Topcliffe primary is using two robots on loan from a French technology company.
The robots can play interactive learning games and the children are rewarded with a dance when they get the answers right.
Children with autism respond well to the robots because they don't have the complex expressions of the human face.