For scores of people with autism, the iPad has changed a lot that is fundamental. Autism parents came out in droves after news of Jobs’ death was announced to tell stories of how much Apple technology created under his leadership has changed the lives of their children.
The iPad in particular is revolutionary for many kids with autism. Its size and form are large enough for people with motor problems to navigate, yet it is still sleek and hip enough for children to use without standing out as obviously different. Click here to read more.
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Using iPad apps as communication and learning tools for nonverbal children and those with symptoms of autism. Mobile platform games and education applications and accessories are highlighted. Lauren Meatty, Regional Consultation Program, Schwartz Center for Children, North Dartmouth, MA Children’s Physical Developmental Clinic www.bridgew.edu/cpdc