Advocates see iPad as a tool for people with disabilities

04/19/2010 | Yahoo!

Apple's new iPad and its applications are attracting interest from advocates who are considering its potential as a cost-effective communications tool for people with disabilities. The device's large touchscreen is also an improvement over the smaller screens of the iPhone and iPod Touch, the executive director for the Alliance for Technology Access said. "It's easier on the iPad to just click on an icon to say 'I want juice,' or 'I want to watch a movie,' " she said.

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