Wednesday, December 13, 2006

AUTISM: Devices may help end silence of autism

Autistic student Trevor Fu, 13, uses a ChatPC device to type out words at the PACE School in Sunnyvale.

A Sunnyvale, Calif., school for children with autism hopes to acquire two LinkPLUS keyboards, originally developed to help people who have lost the capability to speak due to illness or injury. A therapist at the school says keyboard devices allow some students who might be bored with touch screens to suddenly open up. The Mercury News (12/13)

From the CEC Smart Brief

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