11 Dec '11, 9pm

Magic at their fingertips

One disabled student went from being uninterested in drawing, to winning a card design competition. Others have learned better control of their behaviour and have improved their communications skills. These remarkable changes were observed after just six months of a special pilot project conducted at Towner Gardens School (TGS), run by the Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS), which caters to children with learning disabilities and developmental delays. At the heart of the program is a device that many of us are familiar with and use on a daily basis - Apple's iPad. After reports of success with the use of computer tablets in special education classrooms in Australia, several special needs schools here started similar trials with Apple's tablet, using the iPad to teach students diverse things from math and art skills, to speech therapy and social b...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/TechandDigital/Digital/EDC1112...

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