iPad is Truly Magic, Revolutionary for Disabled Boy

iPad is Truly Magic, Revolutionary for Disabled Boy

tom’s Guide | December 19, 2010 | By Marcus Yam

Touch screen devices existed long before Apple decided to utilize the technology for its iPhones, iPods and iPads, but its iOS devices have hit the mainstream in a capacity to reach everybody – and we mean every body.

Those with disabilities that keep them away from computing through traditional inputs, such as the dexterity-requiring keyboard and mouse, often find much to like about touch screens. Touch screens make it simple, as the user simply must touch or flick to navigate.

7-year-old Owen Cain from Brooklyn, NY has suffered from spinal muscular atrophy Type 1, a debilitating motor-neuron disease, since infancy. Doctors say that he would be paralyzed for life and that he would die at about two years of age.

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