Posted by Michael P. | Posted in Science | Posted on 16-05-2012
Tags: Autism Awareness, CNN, IPad
Despite tech being a sure fire outlet for entertainment, I am always encouraged to see it helping people’s lives. In this case this article from CNN documents the achievements of an autistic child using an iPad as a tool to communicate. We take these devices for granted as we watch movies, check Facebook, twitter, or play a game. However, to some they can be the long awaited tool to penetrate a darkness they live with each day. It is good to see that those dealing with autism on a daily basis can be open to trying what in previous generations would have possibly been written off as a toy. But, more importantly it helped at least one child.
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