Meet the girl with a neurological disease who uses a robot for school
February 25, 2016
Though Ari Martin suffers from spinal muscular atrophy, she still goes to class virtually
First-grade student Ari Martin has spinal muscular atrophy, a neurological disease that limits her mobility. But she's still able to "walk" the hallways of her elementary school with her friends and participate in class. How? It's all thanks to a robot that virtually "takes" her to school. In this America Tonight excerpt, Lisa Fletcher meets with Ari and the robot that helps her stay in school.