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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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Read how Utah’s State Board of Education (USBE) staff are increasing their capacity to meet the needs of all stakeholders by developing a systemwide digital accessibility plan through authentic engagement of stakeholders across multiple education departments.

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An alternative to the computer mouse specially designed for people with no or limited hand movement, the GlassOuse is put on the head of the user and the cursor moves according to the head movements. The device is compatible with all Windows, Android, Linux, and Smart TV devices via Bluetooth....

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This web page provides guidance on planning, AT product assessment, training, and resources for starting up your own assistive technology resource center. Every person has the right to live independently and people with disabilities are no different. Today they come across various barriers that hinder their education, employment and even...

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Although a British initiative (of The Royal Society for Blind Children and ustwo.com studio, and also sponsored by Google and Comic Relief), this open source effort is truly a worldwide source for software developers who want to empower vision impaired people to navigate the world independently. What if vision impaired...

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This toolkit from the California Charter Schools Association is the result of a 2016 statewide qualitative study of innovative and exceptional special education programs and practices across the California charter school movement. The final published report detailed findings with examples of successful practices grounded in current research and accompanied by...

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In order to accommodate visitors or residents with disabilities in your home, you may need to add a wheelchair ramp, which allows users to avoid stairs. Discover more about the average costs of wheelchair ramp construction as well as various factors to take into consideration when designing your ramp. Keep...

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This web tool utility is a speech/voice to text reader. What does it mean? It means that you can just dictate a text and it will be written without lifting a finger. It has the following features: Free and online; No downloads, installation or registration; Cross-platform; Multi-language support (English, French,...

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A collection of free, easy-to-read, and accessible books on a wide range of topics from the University of North Carolina's Allied Health. Each book can be speech enabled and accessed using multiple interfaces, including touch screens, the IntelliKeys with custom overlays, and 1 to 3 switches. You can also use...

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In order for students with significant disabilities to develop as readers and writers, daily writing is equally, if not, more important. However, this becomes a challenge when most students with significant disabilities are unable to hold a traditional pencil. To address this challenge, the Center for Literacy & Disability Studies...

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