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Can You Caption How to Get, How to Get to Sesame Street?

“Introduce your hearing-impaired child to a world of new friends,” reads the above 1986 advertisement in Exceptional Parent magazine for the TeleCaption II, a closed-captioning decoder system produced by the National Captioning Institute that could be hooked up to a standard television set.  By “a world of new friends,” the ad alludes to the cast […]

iHelp — How the iPad is Assisting Disabled Children

Check out this recent Wall Street Journal article: Using the iPad to Connect: Parents, Therapists Use Apple Tablet to Communicate With Special Needs Kids The iPad is quickly being utilized for kids with speech and communication issues and can have real breakthrough effects for this population. Apple CEO Steve Jobs says that these therapeutic uses […]