these key boards make integrating technology in the classroom easier for students to learn and visualize certain keys. Also different keyboard arrangements can help students learn to type more efficiently and better understand computer usage.
For those that find accessing the iPad directly ('direct select') to be a challenge, but don't want to resort to an assistive device then, if they have fine motor control over their hand, we can *give* them a pointer finger!
Mike LaManna designed something to allow children with cognitive and physical disabilities keep their fingers properly positioned on a computer mouse to point and click. He simply glued a party ring to the clicker.