Ayanna Howard (right) and Hae Won Park (left) model the Access4Kids device that allows the motor impaired to control a tablet
The current Access4Kids prototype (top) and the second prototype with wireless sensors (bottom)
Even those who consider themselves particularly coordinated will no doubt have been guilty of a misplaced tap here or a badly timed swipe there when using touchscreen devices. But spare a thought for children with fine motor impairments who are essentially excluded from the touchscreen device world and all its educational, entertainment and social benefits. A new device called Access4Kids aims to bring this world within reach of such users.
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