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'Mission Control’ is an interactive computer access device that is may replace current switch-related technology. Easy to use for all children, Mission Control replaces the standard keyboard, mouse, and on/off switches by providing a single switch and multi-function use. Designed for use with the parent company's “Cosmo’s Play and Learn”...

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Speech Central is a text to speech app that can be found on Android, Windows and iOS. The app is tested to be accessible to visually impaired users and supports DAISY books. The app also has keyboard shortcuts for commands available in the app. Additionally, on the iPhone the app...

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Access to instruction means everything if struggling readers are to keep pace with their grade-level peers. AIM-VA blog readers love our stories about chosen apps and websites that help to by-pass textbooks, trade books or other traditional learning materials in print when they prove to be barriers to learning. This...

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This article discusses hearing assistive technology (HATS), frequency modulation (FM) and other technology and issues around children with hearing impairments in school. The article answers the following questions: Are there special considerations for children? What do FM systems do for children in schools? Are there other HATS used in schools?...

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The Zumo Learning System by Zyrobotics is a learning system that makes apps switch accessible so everyone can use them. In the box is Zumo the Turtle, an Android Tablet in a kid proof case which comes pre-loaded with Zyrobotics apps. The Zumo system aims to motivate kids at an...

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The first article in a series on this type of sound conduction. Together, we will explore how it works and its interesting applications.

1. What is bone conduction and how does it work?

2. What is an interesting application of bone conduction?

3. How do bone conduction...

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People with physical and mobility impairments continue to struggle to attain independence in the performance of routine activities and tasks. For example, browsing in a store and interacting with products located beyond arm’s length may be impossible without the intervention of a human assistant. This research article describes a study...

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Tim, who has a rare form of cerebral palsy, longed to go beyond the confines of his wheelchair. Virtual Reality goggles allowed him to see new worlds, and to feel like he was flying. https://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/humankind/2017/07/07/virtual-reality-opens-new-worlds-man-cerebral-palsy/103492936/

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Differentiation is more than strategies and more practical than a pedagogical ideal. Here is a companion post to a presentation at an ASCD Conference. The article and the list of referenced articles at the end debunk myths about differentiation with solutions that offer success to diverse learners under challenging conditions....

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Developed by a group of Palestinian students at the Polytechnic University in Hebron, this 'smart' vest uses vibrations and vocal commands to help users navigate the world around them. They called this new technology SASB, which is the acronym for Smart Assist System for Blind People. When they designed the...

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