The numbers for autism are staggering:
1.8 million cases of autism in the U.S.
1 case diagnosed every 20 minutes
24,000 new cases diagnosed in the U.S. every year.
Lifetime care for an autistic person: $3.2 million.
Autism care costs annually in U.S.: $35 billion.
Bonnie Gamane speaks wistfully as she recalls the day last year when a robot named Millennia visited the school she administers. What she saw were children with autism interacting with the robot in a way they never had before inter...