Importance Of New Technology In Disabled Children

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Does New Technology play a Role in Reducing Disabled Children 's Miseries? We’ve all heard about the importance of new technology, and how it helps humanity with everything in their lives. However, have you ever thought about new technology works to reduce disabled children 's miseries? Absolutely, there is no need to think about it because it does help them dramatically. Indeed, disabled children have different types of barriers in their lives, such as communication barriers, physical barriers, cognitive barriers and so on. For many years, different kinds of technological devices such as mobility aids, hearing aids, adaptive switches, and so on, help them to live a normal life. Indeed, technological devices play an important role in disabled …show more content…
However, technological devices teach disabled children to be independent and help them to overcome their weaknesses by giving them a high self-confidence. Currently, most disabled children can do their daily tasks without any help from others. In consonance with “Assistive Technology for Children with Learning Difficulties”, assistive innovation gives a way for individuals with learning contract to fulfill particular undertakings all alone. (Raskind, 2000.) To put it another way, assistive devices give an opportunity to people with learning complexities to satisfy specific endeavors in their own. Technological devices make it possible for children. Usually, people can’t recognize others problems until they faced it. For example when I was approximately ten years old, I noticed something strange in my cousin; he is ten years old also. However, he acts like a small child. He was completely relying on his mother. To tell the truth just ten years ago, I understand his problem, which is cognition disability. The most interesting part, now he is better than before, he uses an assistive device which allows him to be an independent. Conforming to “Assistive Technology for Infants, Toddlers, and Young Children with Disabilities”, (Lesar, 1998) says, “augmentative communication materials and devices allow young children who cannot speak to communicate with the world around them.” In agreement with “Using Technology to Build Independence in Writing for Students With Disabilities,” there was a 6th-grade disabled student who uses a writing device that was given on homework assignment to write about a famous person whom he most admired. Over two weeks, he completed his assignment without any mistake. He read his report in front of his classmates and got their attention, which gives him a higher self-confidence. (Montgomery and Marks,

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