Family Support Organizations

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This is a brief article comparing two video messenger apps: Marco Polo and Glide. Because they incorporate video into the messaging, they are sometimes called "video walkie-talkies" and are also considered “deaf friendly” messenger apps.

Read the article here: https://pahapps.wordpress.com/2017/11/09/glide-vs-marco-polo/ .

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There are several games that can be played by people with a physical disability. These can be categorized as: (a) games not specifically designed to be accessible (mainstream video games); and (b) games specifically designed to be accessible (one switch games). This brief article has a number of useful links...

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Games mean a lot to many people. For those with disabilities, it means being able to feel involved in something fun and rewarding. Because many children and adults alike miss out on the benefits of gaming because of a disability, this article explains games and organizations focused on supporting gamers...

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Able Gamers is a charitable organization that provides custom gaming expertise to people with disabilities who want to play video games. Their work is about fun, inclusion and improved quality of life for people with disabilities through the power of video games.

With a combination of technologies such as...

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The Partnerships for Action, Voices for Empowerment (PAVE) is a parent organization for those with children with disabilities. It is a hub for parents and family members to find support and learn from various resources on how to navigate home and school life for their child with a disability. Resources...

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New developments in augmented reality can seem extraordinary to anyone new to the field. Craig Smith, an autism educator and advocate based in Australia, writes about new possibilities for educators working with people with autism to provide new assistive technology opportunities to them. Some of his listed possibilities include providing...

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This video features Jody Duff (Zinn), who was awarded Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year in 2018 by the State of Maryland. This inspirational video shows some of the reasons why she won the award. Watch the video to see her challenges, innovative approaches and mindset in tackling the...

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Professor David Eagleman, a Neuroscientist at Stanford University in 2015* gave a groundbreaking TED talk explaining concepts of the brain, unlocking human perceptions, and alternative sensory input. He since has worked on developing companies using those ideas. One of those ideas is feeding sensory information to the brain, and allowing...

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Are you a parent or family member of a child with an IEP? Do you work with students with disabilities and their families? This family-oriented webinar will provide valuable ideas on how to advocate for assistive technology devices and services designed to help students be successful at school. ...

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Read about the first virtual reality (VR) experience for the blind and visually impaired people - not with a headset, but with a pair of gloves. Haptic gloves create vibrations on different parts of the user's hand and make this experience of 'touching sculpture' (one of the examples is the...

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