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Robot Cleared To Attend Class For Student With Special Needs

[Source:  Disability Scoop]

BOSTON — A student with a disability at Hudson Public Schools will be able to participate in lessons and interact with other pupils through a robot attending class in the student’s stead, U.S. Attorney Andrew E. Lelling’s office announced this week.

Federal prosecutors and Hudson Public Schools struck a voluntary compliance agreement that Lelling’s office said “will ensure effective communication for students with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act.”

The student had requested to use a robot that can see, hear and move around the classroom under the student’s off-site control in order that the student participate in interactive classwork.

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