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Obi is a robotic companion blending cutting edge technology, elegant design, intuitive controls, and personality to deliver a fun and dignified dining experience. Obi delivers dining independence to nearly any individual lacking upper extremity motor control. These conditions include, but are not limited to: ALS, Arthrogryposis, Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis,...

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As states and districts across the nation increase their use of technology to support instruction and communication, the issue of accessible content for students, families, and community members with disabilities needs to be front and center in the decision making process. Addressing digital accessibility takes a team-based approach. In...

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This is an AAC, symbol-supported communication iPad or iPhone app to promote language development and grow communication skills, from beginning to advanced communicators. Personalize the vocabulary in the app. Choose from three vocabulary levels and 23 different grid sizes. Create and edit buttons with 20,000 symbols or use your own...

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Professor Jan Wilson at the University of Tulsa speaks on a nine year old girl’s experience in a new school, her autism, and inclusion in a General Ed classroom. Every single person is unique and has different skills, so why are students taught the same way? Jan Wilson explores the...

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Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display (PODD) is a means of selecting and organising symbols so that people with complex communication needs and their communication partners can communicate more easily. PODD is an example of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). This one hour twelve minute youtube webinar from the Angelman Syndrome Foundation’s...

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PECS, or ‘Picture Exchange Communication System’ is a form of augmentative and alternative communication using pictures for teaching communication with children with complex disabilities. People using PECS are taught to approach another person and give them a picture of a desired item in exchange for that item. This youtube video...

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A blog post written by Laura Tarver, a London-based Speech and Language Therapist working with children with ASD and other complex needs. PODD (or Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display) communication books were developed in Australia by Gayle Porter, originally for children with cerebral palsy. As their use becomes more widespread throughout...

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This cross-platform app (Android, iOS, Microsoft) provides print accessibility to low vision and blind individuals by harnessing the power of digital photography coupled with state of the art hardware. This free, highly praised app, tailored to the specific needs of people who are blind or visually impaired, makes access to...

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News story with video on the eSight3 , which is part of CNET’s series about the role technology plays in helping the disability community. The eSight 3 has a camera that works with high-resolution displays and optical prisms in the headset to restore sight to those with low vision. Worn...

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Disneyland is a place with plenty of sensory experiences. How someone manages Disneyland with Sensory Processing Disorder is going to be determined by how they are effected. This post is written in terms of how this parent/blogger helped their child when they visited Disneyland Paris and provides potential insight into...

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