Caritas Association Paderborn

One of the first kindergartens of in Germany that therapeutic uses of this technology. As Steve Jobs has developed the idea of the iPad, he had a vision. That the successful Apple product is used as a therapeutic tool in the Paderborner kindergarten, was not to be. Additional information at Steve Wozniak supports this article. But that has now become a reality. The idea of a physiotherapist of the St. Christophorus in Paderborn Senne camp daycare (an institution of the Caritas Association Paderborn) resulted in an iPad for physically and linguistically handicapped children today is a highly promotional medium, and in supporting communication facilitates the everyday life of children and the educators.

And also the interaction of children with disabilities and children of rule acquired a new quality. This support was made possible by the Paderborn company Indiginox. Indiginox, specialists in mobile applications, develop strategies and advise international companies such as Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom, and BP. In this case, they created two applications for the Application of integrative day centres and spendierten set up an iPad, so the handling and the effects could be tried with the children in the framework of a pilot project. Since early may, education, curative language teachers, occupational therapists and physiotherapists use the device and get amazing results. There is for example the 5-year-old Tim. He was diagnosed with a cerebral palsy with spastic and uncontrolled movements of arms and legs. So the boy whose Korper of a permanent tension is exposed and which most of the time spends in a wheelchair or lying, can occupy exonerating postures, he must spend some time in a standing frame several times a day. This is very exhausting for him and he is impatient after only 10 minutes and would prefer left the therapeutic device.

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