Tablets Aid Children with Autism

Mental health professionals have found that many children on the autism spectrum have benefited from using electronic tablets. Touch screen tablets can be wonderful communication tools if children have critical “pre-requisite skills” – like the ability to use a picture exchange communication system.  They may benefit from a tablet because commonly used applications are easy to use (for both the child and the caregiver) and can be very efficient. A tablet’s voice output can also provide social benefits such as helping children communicate with peers. A tablet may be a great option for a child who learns well from computer-based...

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