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Communication is an essential part of everyday life but for those who are non -- to be given the ability to speak is life changing.
Breakthrough technologies like touch screen apps are now giving stroke victims artistic and children like Enrique who has Down syndrome a -- -- -- well he definitely.
How is the personality and we never knew -- -- -- home this act that he actually can apple conversations.
And dominate the conversation as well every case is the pro look to go -- -- -- great speech by clicking on text symbols.
I think what -- what it shows that he has won control for his life including able to do things -- other kids do wishes he's stubborn and not do what you want.
And getting his message across so -- he's much more empowered in a way.
Henry gates mom previously used other methods like sign language to communicate with her site.
Since it's a little quicker my communication -- -- absolutely and it's just so many signs and -- -- as.
His mortars -- aren't.
Well defined yet he's -- able to do a lot of good signs an approximation so no one then does sign would be constant.
-- -- Everywhere.
Another helpful communication device C touch -- apple replaces traditional cards.
Have been used for years and educating children.
It allows the teacher to create lessons using the same way they used to do with traditional picture cards for example -- -- New example of what a lesson might look like.
Home this press the picture that shows how this would be traditionally -- parts of the child would pick the card the power at -- application is in the community that is using.
We've got over 200000 users and 204 countries -- -- the use the application.
And what we're gonna do is gonna tap into the power that left the ship -- -- -- mom says he's now -- to -- -- normal kid and interact with his friends.
Just like a typical -- and will not ask you what you want until he -- wouldn't make a typical kind of an and so yes I'm -- you have an opinion about this in your hands are unbelievable.
And she's learned so much about her son using the technology.
Like Steve a color and then a different side of his -- now they thank you David for giving me a voice.
In the -- -- bigger box office.