Special Needs and Technology

Technology in the classroom is not just for typically developing kids. Children with special needs can not only use technology, but it has been proven helpful for their development. The “10 Best Autism Apps for the iPad” give examples such as First Then Visual Schedule HD, which allows the child to follow their routine in a visual way. There is also an ABA Flash Cards app which shows common pictures and words studied in Applied Behavioral Analysis, a therapy used to help children on the Autism spectrum with cognitive development.

The following video is a clip from 60 Minutes regarding Apps for Autism.

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