Thursday, March 1, 2012

iPad Playing Bigger Role in Autism Classroom

Joshua Brooks, 7, works on an
iPad with his teacher Danielle Loch
GLEN ELLYN, Ill. — Teachers of students with autism say it's the year of the iPad.
It provides motivation. It helps with therapy and handwriting practice. It even models appropriate ways to share toys or take turns.
For 7-year-old Joshua Brooks of Glen Ellyn, the device has educational, therapeutic and entertainment value — something teachers and parents say they're recognizing more these days.

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