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 Friday, June 05, 2009

"In the week we used the system we found it very useful to pupils, teachers, therapists and parents alike. It allows children to take control of the conversation without having to rely on help from us.", Sue Williams, head teacher at Capability Scotland's Corseford School in Kilbarchan, said.

'How was school today?' is software to help children with disabilities such as cerebral palsy communicate faster. The system is the result of a project between computing scientists from the Universities of Aberdeen and Dundee, and Capability Scotland. Pupils from Corseford School in Renfrewshire were first to trial it.

Scientists claim to have developed the first technology of its kind to allow children with communication problems to converse better.

 

(Source: BBC)

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