iPad tablets are intuitive by design with touchscreens and visual interfaces. Tablet computers are useful for students with disabilities because some of the applications available for them easily and cheaply replace bulky, expensive older forms of assistive technology. For children with poor fine-motor skills, the touch-screen design is easier to use than a desktop computer with a mouse or a laptop with a touchpad. The screen's size makes the gadget user-friendly for students with vision problems. The machines offer a sense of independence many children, especially those with disabilities, may never have experienced before. The touch screens offer instant gratification for users with limited patience or those who can't understand the connection between a mouse and computer screen.
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