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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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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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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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This pdf document provided by AbleData, which is funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides an overview of mobility assistive technology (but not wheelchairs). It also includes references and additional resource links from...

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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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This is a fairly comprehensive resource from “HelpGuide.org” which provides trusted guides to mental, emotional and social health. This pdf covers topics like: what learning disabilities are; problems with reading, writing or math; other types of learning disabilities and disorders; advances in science to understand learning disabilities; diagnosis and testing;...

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Watch Saqib Shaikh, a developer who happens to be blind, show how he uses Visual Studio 2017 with screen reader software for writing and debugging code. This video is from the Microsoft Build 2017 conference, which took place May 10th-12th 2017 in Seattle.

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FabricATe is a project of the University of Delaware that works to promote knowledge and skills on no-tech/low-tech assistive tools and materials. The site includes various project ideas and solutions, videos, and illustrations. You can sign up for a fab-lab session where you can learn new techniques and materials (Newark,...

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