Technology arguably has hindered many young people’s social skills and face-to-face communication, it’s something parents constantly battle against; the amount of time their children spend in front of a screen. On the other hand technology has kept those in touch who are limited with hundreds of miles between them; grandparents can watch in real-time their grandchildren’s first steps from the other side of the world. But what about those who can’t communicate by speech or even sign language, with the huge advances in modern technology the deaf-blind community remain restricted to touch-communication; Lorn. But now technology is opening up this channel – a prototype Lorn Glove has recently be trialled with amazing results. It’s looking more and more likely that LapCabby will be charging bionic body aids before long! See BBC link for more info.