For some children, the process of developing social skills, manual dexterity, and educational competency presents a challenge. Fortunately, the introduction of new and easy-to-use technological devices has created a quiet revolution in the field of special education. It was only a decade ago that the iPad was introduced to the public. Apple's marketing people correctly predicted the iPad's popularity, but they did not expect how uniquely appealing this device would be to children with autism, attention issues, physical challenges, and a host of other learning disabilities. Today, numerous tablets offer programs that can break through the barriers caused by psychological and physical challenges. To understand how you can optimize the use of these devices and select the best programs available, special education expert Barbara Albers Hill has written this guide.