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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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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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Your handy Amazon Kindle Fire cheatsheet

There are several different Kindle Fire tablets now available. We help make sense of them all here.

By September 19, 2014

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Japanese superhero fights grime instead of crime

Tokyo's own caped crusader, Mangetsu-man, wants citizens to join him in his quest to save the city from litter and garbage.

By September 16, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 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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Washer buying guide

Everything you need to know before you buy your next washer, all in one place.

By September 12, 2013