Devices enable communication for students with autism

01/12/2012 | Victoria Advocate (Texas)

Some students at a Texas private school for children with autism use handheld Vantage Lite computers to communicate. The devices allow students to choose symbols and words to express themselves, which teachers say helps alleviate frustration and behavioral difficulties for some students. "I can't think of a better gift of language in these communication devices for a child who does not have a voice," said Rosemary Garcia, the mother of a student.

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Victoria Advocate (Texas)