A mobile phone is helping children in the U.K. who cannot communicate effectively through speech alone to gather data about what they have been doing during their school day, reports the Guardian. For many young children, talking to their parents about what they've been doing at school is a natural, daily event. However, parents whose children have complex communication needs (CCN)—meaning they are unable to communicate effectively using speech alone—cannot take this for granted. One project trying to help is called How Was School Today?, a collaboration between Dundee University's school of computing, Aberdeen University's department of computing science, and...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources

  • About the Author:

    staff and wire services reports