Touch Computing Helps Autistic Kids Speak

Last week I went to Tweetup organized by the Technologizer team and spent the evening talking about technology. We started talking about tablets and touch computing and one of the HP employees in attendance told us about a very innovative school in Silicon Valley. Hope Technology school is using TouchSmart PCs and other to help autistic children speak for the first time. One student was unable to express himself for the first 14 years of his life, but can now string together sentences after six weeks of practice.

Our local NBC affiliate put together the following video that features Jordan, who seems to really enjoy using gadgets in the classroom.


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