25 Mar '12, 10pm

See what happened when we transferred iPads from our possession to a primary school #Autism

See what happened when we transferred iPads from our possession to a primary school #Autism

FORT RUCKER, Ala. (Mar. 22, 2012) -- The video showed a student with autism doing something she'd never done before. The young girl identified shapes by pointing to them on the screen of an iPad, then handed her teacher whatever toy the teacher requested. Before the iPad, the girl would place the toys in a specific order and would not deviate from that order. It was a small change, but a big step, according to the child's teacher. The short clip, recorded by a teacher at Fort Rucker Primary School, was played at a school board meeting March 12 recognizing the transfer of 91 iPads from the 1st Aviation Brigade to the school through the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service. "We want to thank them for everything they've done for us," said primary school Principal Deborah Deas during the meeting to representatives from the brigade. "We hope you'll come back often and we...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/76286/

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