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News Release 09-162

Removing the Barriers of Autism

Children with autism use alternative keyboard to communicate with their families and their world

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Photo of the OrbiTouch keyboard.

The OrbiTouch keyboard.

Credit: Blue Orb

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A child with autism who struggles to communicate has been able to use the OrbiTouch to break through language barriers.

Credit: National Science Foundation/Blue Orb, Inc.