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Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a new system that uses a 3-D camera, a belt with separately controllable vibrational motors distributed around it, and an electronically reconfigurable Braille interface to give visually impaired users more information about their environments. The system could be...

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Learn about disclosure on psychological and/or emotional disabilities, particularly on transcripts for students applying to colleges. Today, there is no disagreement that students and parents of minor children should have control to disclose or not to disclose psychological or emotional information at the time of application. Does a high school...

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Author Sharilynn Battaglia writes about what it was like to have to accept the fact that she is affected enough by her disease to have to apply for disability benefits because she can no longer work. She was granted disability in October of 2015. Here are some things she learned...

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This site is an inclusive Higher Education Assessment Tool from Think College! College Options for People with Intellectual Disabilities. This tool will assist programs that serve students with intellectual disabilities to determine current levels of implementation of eighty-eight key practices in inclusive higher education. http://www.thinkcollege.net/topics/standards-survey

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Children with Special Needs was proud to host Brennan Srisirikul as a keynote speaker during our Visions of Community Conference 2017. His inspirational talk touches on inclusion, equality and not being a spectator in your own life.

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This guide from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN), is intended to help young people with disabilities and their families plan for the transition to adulthood in health care contexts. It includes information on how to ensure that young adults have the support they need to make healthcare decisions, how...

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Medicaid is the biggest health care program in the country. It’s an important part of the United States health care system. But a lot of the information out there about Medicaid and attempts to change it can be difficult to understand and navigate. That’s why ASAN is proud to announce...

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Living Well with a Disability is a ten-week peer-facilitated health promotion workshop, provided by the Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities at the University of Montana, for people with disabilities. Participants in the program learn the life skills they need to set and achieve quality-of-life goals and...

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Disability Feast compiled this list of cookbooks for people with disabilities. See attachment.

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These websites are just some among the many that specialize in cooking products for people with disabilities. Over twenty-five links for one-handed cooks, general disabilities, and blind or low vision cooks. https://disabilityfeast.wordpress.com/2015/07/07/accessible-kitchen-tools-and-devices

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