This New Robot Will Boost Your Child's Emotional and Social Skills

Find out how this new smart toy could change the way children learn, play and progress.

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Meet “Leka.”

Leka is a robot that helps children with autism and learning disabilities improve their motor, cognitive and emotional skills.

Related: I Had a Conversation With a Robot, and It Taught Me Something About Humanity

Leka provides fun and educational games that parents can play with their kids and therapists can use to track a child's developmental progress. By responding to a child’s actions, Leka encourages social interaction and boosts autonomy.

This smart toy could soon change the way children learn, play and progress. The crowdfunded campaign reached nearly $130,000 in June of 2016, and Leka is now available for pre-order on its website. Play the video above to learn more.

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