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.
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.
We love ice cream, but we don't love the mess it makes on a hot day. Fortunately for us, scientists at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland may have solved that sticky problem with a specific protein.
Ashley and Khail get excited about the possibility of slow-melting ice cream and discuss a non-profit company offering VR experiences for special needs kids. And they show off Land Rover's new "Transparent Trailer" prototype.
A new app out of Australia enables kids with speech impairments or developmental delays to convey their thoughts more quickly and easily.
In a battle of product pitches, between biodegrable cat boxes, sensory toys, toothy compost bins, and other gizmos, two products emerge victorious.
A friendly robot programmed to interact and educate kids with autism is officially launched into special-needs classrooms.
The term "Google bus" has come to symbolize very real tensions between tech companies and the communities they call home. Here's a look below the surface.
Want a giraffe? At a school for the blind in Japan, kids' online search results become real-world objects.
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.