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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.
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.
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.
A friendly robot programmed to interact and educate kids with autism is officially launched into special-needs classrooms.
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.
Apple's next event looms, and it looks like the iPad will be part of it. What will the Mini have? Here's what we anticipate so far.
Company announces today iBooks 2, a "new textbook experience" for the iPad and Apple's attempt to bury traditional schoolbooks.