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Mexico taps technology for autistic children
Tijuana school children with special needs benefit from latest generation of tablet computers.
Last Modified: 19 May 2012 20:44

In Mexico, a team of software designers is collaborating with special education experts to produce the first application in Spanish and English aimed at helping children with autism and dyslexia.

As a part of a special series, Al Jazeera visits a therapy centre in Tijuana where autistic children are benefiting from this groundbreaking technology.

Al Jazeera's Franc Contreras reports from Tijuana.

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