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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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On this University of Colorado website you can view nationwide longitudinal financial and programmatic trends in intellectual and developmental disabilities services, as funded in part by Health and human Service’s Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Established in 1982 to investigate the determinants of public spending for intellectual and developmental...

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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. PACER Assistive Technology Publications

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From the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and written by Elsie Rao, a teacher of the visually impaired, this page provides some good insights on approaching the instruction of visually impaired students in a regular classroom. Teaching children who are braille readers is unique. With minor adjustments...

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A comprehensive peer-reviewed paper on Assistive Technology by author Fouzia Khursheed Ahmad, published by “Transcience: a journal of global studies.” The journal’s mission is to contribute to global studies by publishing research that crosses geographic, disciplinary, conceptual and conventional boundaries or extends them, and this paper does that. An excerpt:...

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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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This study explores the development of the Disability Inclusive Development (DID) Policy Collaboratory. The DID Collaboratory is an accessible virtual organizational environment created in 2016 to support the effective participation of the global disability community in the UN Habitat III conference and the subsequent implementation of the New Urban Agenda...

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