Research presented at the American Psychological Association (APA) convention explained the benefits of using iPads and iPods to help educate children with autism. The research, presented in Hawaii yesterday, found that using smart technology improved both expressiveness and engagement in autistic children. Professor Rhonda McEwen, from the University of Toronto, and her team based their findings on a case study of children at six elementary schools in Canada.
- improved communication skills
- increased motivation and attention
- enhanced social interaction
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