New research suggests that robots could offer a remarkable tool to help children with disabilities master social skills.
Zack Prince loves receiving snail mail. So for his birthday, Prince’s mom put out a Facebook request for cards and boy have people responded.
Responding to complaints, Google is taking steps to ensure that suggestions from its search engine do not include hateful ideas about those with the developmental disorder.
A new device could make it possible for kids with motor skills difficulties to utilize iPads and other touch-screen technologies.
A months-long legal battle over an iPad app designed to give voice to nonverbal individuals with disabilities is nearing an end.
As more people with autism enter the work world, a new case study suggests that arming them with specially-programmed iPods may go a long way toward achieving independence on the job.
American Airlines is taking heat for requiring a teen who is nonverbal to stow the iPad she relies on to communicate during a recent flight.
An iPad app designed to give voice to nonverbal individuals with disabilities is the focus of a lawsuit. Now, one mom says kids like hers are stuck in the middle.
The iPhone and iPad will soon be even simpler to use for people with a wide range of disabilities thanks to a new software update, Apple Inc. officials said this week.
A North Carolina mom says Facebook suspended her account after she uploaded photos of her son with Down syndrome participating in a Special Olympics event.
The Obama administration is asking for the public to weigh in on how to make government websites and other information technology more accessible for people with disabilities.
Apps designed to help those with disabilities are all the rage, but it remains unclear how effective such new technology really is.
Even as teens with autism use television, computers and other screen-based media more than their peers, new research suggests that they’re shunning some of the Web’s most popular offerings.
A new app designed to help people with disabilities locate accessible venues in their communities is getting a boost after being named a winner in a national contest.
Even as more Americans gain high-speed Internet access in their homes, those with disabilities continue to lag behind.