Jennifer Valentino-Devries for the WSJ on using the iPad to help special needs people:

“We’re not having to fight to prove to people that she is a smart little girl anymore, because it’s there once they see her using the iPad,” said Caleigh’s mother, Holly Gray, who said her daughter can use the tablet to identify colors or ask to go outside.

Forget about what it is doing for the mother – imagine how empowering that is for the child.