02/19/2011 02:17 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Taylor Parrish Of Pleasant Ridge Elementary School In Michigan Uses iPad To Communicate

As a teacher's assistant pointed to a pictured animal pattern on the bulletin board, a small group of special education preschoolers followed along, "pig, pig, monkey; pig, pig, monkey."

The teacher then asked, "pig, pig, and what comes next?"

The children shouted out their answers. This kind of group interaction is something Taylor Parrish couldn't have done a year ago.

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