How apps, touch screens are helping children with special needs

Apps created for tablet devices by education-software companies, parents and individual programmers are changing the way children with disabilities communicate. The apps, available on Apple, Hewlett-Packard and Google Android devices, are leading to communication breakthroughs, many parents and educators say. One software designer developed a series of apps that use intuitive pictures to assist children after watching his son with developmental disabilities struggle with a speech-therapy device.

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