"For autistic children,
the new iPad is an effective,
for teaching communication
and social skills.The article states that "developers have begun pumping out applications specifically designed for users with special needs, and initial studies are already measuring the effectiveness of the iPod Touch and the iPad as learning tools for children with autism."
Ashley Harrell indicates that "through the devices, some of these children have been able to communicate their thoughts to adults for the first time. Others have learned life skills that had eluded them for years."
To read more about how autistic and other special needs kids are learning with ease using the iPad and many of the wonderful apps available:iHelp for Autism