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Who is she?

Paro is robot modeled after a baby harp seal, that instead of coming from the iciest lands of the planet, comes from Land of the Rising Sun, actually from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology of Japan (AIST).

Paro is a therapeutics tool based on evolution of animal therapy. It offers similar benefits to animal therapy, avoiding risk associated with this type of therapy.

Who can she help?

Paro is very warm. Its appearance and texture make it intimate and friendly, being its biggest potential the emotional side.

Therefore, it’s recommended to be used in treating people with symptoms of dementia, older people, hospitalized children or people with some mentally handicapped, where the emotional area is very propitious to be worked.

What that it gets?