Computer Usage by Children with Down Syndrome: Challenges and Future Research

  title={Computer Usage by Children with Down Syndrome: Challenges and Future Research},
  author={Jinjuan Feng and Jonathan Lazar and Libby Kumin and A. Ant Ozok},
Children with Down syndrome, like neurotypical children, are growing up with extensive exposure to computer technology. Computers and computer-related devices have the potential to help these children in education, career development, and independent living. Our understanding of computer usage by this population is quite limited. Most of the software, games, and Web sites that children with Down syndrome interact with are designed without consideration of their special needs, making the… CONTINUE READING
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