iPad Opens World to a Disabled Boy | New York Times

iPad Opens World to a Disabled Boy

New York Times | October 29, 2010 | By Emily B. Hager

OWEN CAIN depends on a respirator and struggles to make even the slightest movements — he has had a debilitating motor-neuron disease since infancy.

Owen, 7, does not have the strength to maneuver a computer mouse, but when a nurse propped her boyfriend’s iPad within reach in June, he did something his mother had never seen before.

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