iPad, an extended blessing to facilitate autistic children?

iPad - blessing to facilitate autistic children?


Children with autism may have difficulties while learning certain behaviours. Some are non-verbal and some verbal. For non-verbal children it is a challenge for them to communicate their need or to ask for what they want.

Technology in its offerings aim to assist autistic children with learning things more conveniently. With a proliferation of new iPad apps, it contributes as a supplement to specialised therapy for communication; on the parallel, benefiting even the educators with teaching.

Research points out that there are on-going discoveries on an application which helps non-verbal preschoolers to communicate using images; to enhance their behaviour and social skills, communication, assessments and reward systems and much more.

Also Read: Change in trends: Young People 'Living' online?

The main objective of this system is to have children learn to speak, acquire skills in interaction that can be socially acceptable. To add on, this featuristic app has gone a little further by helping children share their feelings and mentioning specific narratives as well.

Speech-generating apps loaded on iPads can be used by autistic children for their utmost benefit. It becomes highly useful when children express their basic needs with the help of the app on iPad. Some of the most recommended(by experts) apps for iPad for autism are can be Autism Apps, MathBoard, Book Creator, Pictello, AutisMate, etc..

From technology's point of view, this would be of great support for the educators who are involved in teaching autistic children, in the ever evolving world of education.

Stay tuned with Oneindia Education on: Entrance Exams, Admissions, News, Value Read, Online Courses, Educarewiz

For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

    Select a Field of Study
    Select a Course
    Select UPSC Exam
    Select IBPS Exam
    Select Entrance Exam

    Thousands of Careerindia readers receive our evening newsletter.
    Have you subscribed?

    For great career opportunity, get instant updates on Education, Career & Job

    Notification Settings X
    Time Settings
    Clear Notification X
    Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
    Settings X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Careerindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Careerindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more