Friday, February 17, 2012

Autism Apps--is there a benefit?

An article titled "Despite Popularity, Benefit of Autism Apps Questioned" posted earlier this week over on DisabilityScoop explores the benefits of autism apps designed for iDevices and Android platforms:

"Apps designed to help those with disabilities are all the rage, but it remains unclear how effective such new technology really is.

Hundreds of apps have come on the market in recent years claiming to help those with special needs, particularly autism. But technology is moving faster than science can keep up, experts say, meaning that it’s unknown which, if any, of the apps are truly making a therapeutic difference." Click here to continue reading.
So what do you think? What is your experience with apps designed to be used by children with autism? Share your thoughts in the comment box below.

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