About 44.6% of adults with intellectual/developmental disability (I/DD) use devices such as tablets, smartphones, or desktop computers to access social media and other web-based technologies, according to a survey about technology use among this population. The remaining 46% of people with I/DD were identified by their caregivers as having a disability that prevents them from using technology. Among those not using any device, 30.7% indicated interest in technology as follows: computer/laptop, 42.9%; tablet, 36.5%; and smartphone, 20.6%.
Use of technology devices was higher among younger people with I/DD than . . .