Edinburgh boy who can't attend school due to rare illness hopes to send robot to class instead

Edinburgh boy who can't attend school due to rare illness hopes to send robot to class instead
 

A ten-year-old boy with a rare condition that keeps him off school is trialing a ROBOT to send to lessons in his place.
Keir Wallace is one of only two people in the UK and just 27 people in the world diagnosed with the incurable auto-immune disease FCAS2.
It causes severe pain in his joints and last year he was too poorly to attend a quarter of his primary school classes .
But the youngster has been given a new robot, called the AV1, to trial at home and hopes it will soon be going into lessons on his behalf.
The robot would let him 'see' the whole classroom by using a 360-degree camera on... read more

 
26 September 2017 in Regional, Views: 49
Source: Daily Record
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