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This Benetech-DIAGRAM Center webinar speaks broadly on 3D printing, the whys and how do you start, as well as talks on printing accessible instructional materials, when and what you don’t print, and what types of printed objects support learning best. The DIAGRAM Center is the R&D Center at Benetech working...

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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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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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The PACER center offers a wide range of publications on this page, free to download. Topics include Accessible Instructional Materials, DIY Assistive Technology, Accomodations Checklists, and inexpensive communication devices.

Some documents are available in a variety of languages.

Link: PACER Assistive Technology Publications

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Use this Edutopia.org web page resource to discover websites, blog posts, articles, and videos related to understanding, selecting, and assessing assistive technology. Topics include Getting started, Universal Design for Learning, Tips and Tools, and links for educators and parents. https://www.edutopia.org/article/assistive-technology-resources

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Assistive Technology (AT) Stories is a video series of people with disabilities living better lives with a little help from assistive technology. The videos are organized by age: elementary, middle/high school, college, adult, and seniors. The videos (there are over 100) were made possible by a grant from the Richard...

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OrCam MyEye is a glasses-mounted device that can read text, recognize faces, and identify products for people who are blind or partially sighted. OrCam MyEye reads any printed text on any surface, including newspapers, books, computer screens, restaurant menus, labels on supermarket products and street signs, instantly relaying it to...

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Research shows that adults with cognitive impairment can benefit from cognitive support technologies (CST), and combined with good coping strategies, these technologies can help facilitate inclusion in the labour market. Experience from our rehabilitation work in Norway shows that introducing CST to persons with Asperger’s syndrome and/or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder...

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Guide dogs have the important responsibility of connecting their visually-impaired users to their immediate surroundings. However, it is often difficult for guide dogs to accurately communicate information to their human partners. This experiment aimed to enhance the platform for communication between guide dogs and handlers by investigating the best vibration...

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