• Andrew Caravella

Cutting edge tech gives a voice to students with special needs


At Joshua Circle Elementary School in Hesperia, the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools has revealed new and current communication tools that have been provided to students in special education.


The technology is being used by those students who may have profound and severe disabilities. One 12-year-old boy, who is wheelchair-bound and can’t talk, has learned how to speak with his eyes. San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, Ted Alejandre says that the technology has been developing more rapidly. Speaking about the 12 year old boy who for the first time is learning to speak with his eyes, Sup. Alejandre says "for the first time ever, he could tell his mom he loved her through the use of his technology."


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