A 13-year-old has become the world’s youngest tech entrepreneur to receive venture capital, all for a device he designed to improve accessibility for people with disabilities.
Special education programs are increasingly relying on tablets, apps and other technology to help students with disabilities despite scant research to support the practice.
Three affiliates of DynaVox filed for bankruptcy this week, but the entity responsible for the assistive technology products long used by people with disabilities says it is unaffected.
Kids with autism may be able to learn to speak later than previously thought and researchers say that iPads could be key.
Airlines will soon be required to improve access to their websites and airport kiosks and make other changes to better accommodate travelers with disabilities under new federal regulations.
How does a person who’s blind find what to “watch” on a TV with 200 channels and 46,000 video-on-demand choices? A Comcast executive who’s visually impaired thinks he has the answer.
Some of the biggest names in technology are asking the Federal Communications Commission for a pass when it comes to making all of their products accessible to people with disabilities.
Under pressure, Facebook recently said it will improve its efforts to weed out hate speech on the social network. Disability advocates say the move is long overdue.
When a Michigan boy with autism cried during a recent haircut, his mother reportedly got an earful from the salon owner. Now, the story has gone viral prompting a boycott of the business.
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.