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The New York Times found a growing application for Webcams: increased opportunities for communication between far-off grandparents and grandkids. While the article mostly focuses on the implications for the kids we can imagine a lot of accessibility benefits for the other side. These could include better comprehension by hard-of-hearing elders as well as a greater possibility of cognitive linkage for people with Alzheimer’s between the child they see everyday onscreen and the one that’s running up to them in person.

New York Times: Grandma’s on the computer screen

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