31249 Results for

special-needs kids

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Leapfrog LeapBand

Virtual pet meets fitness tracker in the LeapBand, which tracks activity and uses it to play games. We gave it a try for ourselves.

Apr. 30, 2014

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HereO

This colorful, compact GPS powered smart watch tracks your kid's every move.

Apr. 17, 2014

MSRP: $149.00

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Dad teaches kids about science using breakfast food

This creative dad teaches his children about science and sci-fi with one of America's favorite breakfast treats. Now, please pass the syrup.

By May. 14, 2014

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Dad turns kid into lightsaber-wielding superhero

Through the magic of special effects, a dad turns his son into “Action Movie Kid” in a series of YouTube videos that show what happens when a kid’s imagination meets a grown-up’s.

By Mar. 27, 2014

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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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Tales2Go 4.0 delivers unlimited audiobooks for kids

Call it "Netflix for audiobooks," but with a decidedly kid-friendly selection.

By Feb. 14, 2014

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How do you make a PSA go viral? You blow up some kids

An extraordinary Australian PSA, intended to encourage kids to stay in school, uses shock tactics perhaps never seen before.

By Jan. 30, 2014

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Anti-abuse ad displays special message just for kids

Advertisement uses lenticular printing to show different anti-abuse messages depending on the viewer's height, and could help empower abused children to seek help.

By May. 7, 2013

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Nintendo 2DS

At $130, the 2DS offers a huge array of compelling software and makes for a great entry-level gaming system to the uninitiated first-time gamer. Just be sure to buy a protective case along with it, too.

Oct. 2, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating Oct. 2, 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 Nov. 22, 2013