Therapy at your fingertips

The same technology used to make smartphones and tablets interactive doubles as therapy for people with Cerebral Palsy, autism spectrum disorder, and other developmental disabilities, turning mobile devices into valuable components of the rehabilitative process.

“It’s a very motivating tool for the patients. It’s visual, the feedback is instant and it’s fun,” said Isabel Henderson, vice president of Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital in Edmonton, Canada, where games on a touch-screen table comprise part of stroke victims’ physical rehabilitation.

I just like it! 🙂

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