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special-needs kids

 
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Vexed in the City

This CNET special report examines the tech controversy gripping San Francisco.

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Robotics students build automated locker for special-needs peer

A student with muscular dystrophy could not open his own school locker, so two robotics students stepped up to build an automated opener to give him a hand.

By May 6, 2013

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Tapping this app gives special-needs users a voice

A new wave of App Store offerings, including Proloquo2Go, is gaining favor over clunky and uberexpensive devices for those with communication disorders--and making assistive technology cool.

By August 30, 2010

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What my kid learned with a Little Scholar tablet

There are myriad educational apps and devices out there, and Crave's Eric Mack has found many of them disappointing, but he reports that School Zone's Android tablet is a notable exception.

By August 10, 2014

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Interactive robot aids autistic kids in the classroom

A friendly robot programmed to interact and educate kids with autism is officially launched into special-needs classrooms.

By May 14, 2013

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Aacorn app anticipates what kids want to say

A new app out of Australia enables kids with speech impairments or developmental delays to convey their thoughts more quickly and easily.

By November 22, 2013

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ACCC investigates 'freemium' apps aimed at kids

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced that it is now investigating apps that aggressively promote in-app purchases to children.

By September 9, 2013

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'Socially assistive' bots to help kids read, exercise, and more

The National Science Foundation awards $10 million to a team led by researchers at Yale to develop bots that help kids physically, emotionally, and cognitively.

By April 12, 2012

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Apple's iPad 3 should have a Kids Edition

Columnist (and proud dad) Stuart Dredge wants an iPad 3 that would satisfy his app-hungry children -- and stop them deleting his email.

By September 22, 2011

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Search results become 3D-printed objects for blind users

Want a giraffe? At a school for the blind in Japan, kids' online search results become real-world objects.

By September 20, 2013

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Tablets, apps help autistic people communicate

CBS' "60 Minutes" examines how tablet computers and special apps is helping special-needs people to improve communication and give them a better sense of self worth.

By October 23, 2011