On December 5, 2017, WIRED magazine featured Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto (Principal Investigator, grants from the W.M. Keck Foundation and NSF INSPIRE, IIS-1547178) discussing the RAVE Learning Tool Prototype.
The Wide-Eyed Robot Teaching Deaf Children to Communicate This kid doesn't know it, but he’s kind of a big deal. Sitting in his mother’s lap, he looks at a mohawked robotic head, which periodically turns left to look at a computer screen with its big blue eyes. And the infant takes the cue, glancing at the screen, where a human avatar signs a nursery rhyme. Read the full article.
View Latest Webinar: Visual Communication and Sign Language Checklist On October 16, 2017, VL2's Early Education and Literacy Lab (EL2) hosted a live, free webinar to introduce the VCSL Checklist and the companion VCSL:O, an online assessment system that allows evaluations to be conducted electronically, with automated scoring, reporting, and data storage. View the archived webcast today.