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How assistive technology is helping people with learning disabilities

 

Date: 2019-04-30

News Type: Marketing News

 

From children to adults, those living with learning disabilities tend to take longer to learn and develop new skills and often have lifelong communication difficulties. They may also have physical disabilities. As a result, those living with learning disabilities can be left feeling anxious and alone.

However, there have been huge advancements in technology to help support those with learning disabilities lead independent lives, providing them with the tools to build their confidence and put them at ease in social situations.

Assistive technology empowering people with learning disabilities

There are many tools and products created that can help those who have difficulty understanding and recollecting spoken language, organization, reading and writing.

An example of this is the Magic Table UP, an interactive light technology specifically designed to bring people with learning disabilities together to interact and play games. This allows people to feel more confident and alleviates the pressure that family members and carers can feel.

Let's take a look at the latest technologies helping people with learning difficulties in more detail:

By enabling participants to take part in physical activity and social interactions, these technologies can improve the overall quality of life for those with learning difficulties and help to promote inclusivity in today’s society.

The future of assistive technology

Assistive technology has already made significant improvements to individuals’lives and we'll start to see these tools become more accessible to help support personal and professional developments.

As the technology matures we'll see people with learning difficulties equipped with the necessary skills and tools to move more freely, giving them more confidence and help level the playing field in modern society.

All references: https://www.verdict.co.uk/assistive-technology-learning-disabilities/

 

 

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