Special robot allows US boy to virtually attend school
1 March 2017 Last updated at 17:32 GMT
Being stuck at home because of sickness can be a real problem.
Kids can miss out on important lessons at school and the chance to hang out with their friends.
But one boy from the USA is getting some help from a robot to get him back into class.
Watch Martin's report.
Courtesy of ABC Australia's 'Behind the News'