Computers: Power to the Disabled

Micros help the handicapped help themselves

The advent of inexpensive computer power is altering offices, factories, schools and homes. But nowhere has that power made such dramatic contributions as it has in the world of the physically handicapped. Today paraplegics, quadriplegics, amputees and cerebral palsy victims are using computers to perform tasks that once seemed beyond their capabilities. Here are two young people whose daily lives have been transformed by the new technology.

Rob Marince had a bad accident when he was 17 years old. He was riding in a car that skidded over...

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