Sensor system gives disabled kids second shot at tablets

Professor Ayanna Howard (right) and graduate student Hae Won park (left) show off Access4Kids on their arms.
(Credit: Georgia Tech)
For some people, touching a touch screen is difficult, if not impossible.
According to Georgia Tech, more than 200,000 kids in the U.S. public school system have some sort of orthopedic disability that hinders them from experiencing the vast information that awaits them on a tablet or smartphone. Children with neurological disorders — such as muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, and spina bifida — can also have difficulty using touch-screen devices due to…

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