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The CTA Foundation is a public, national foundation affiliated with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). The CTA foundation’s mission is to link seniors and people with disabilities with technology to enhance their lives, and to assist innovative nonprofits to make a difference.

The foundation’s grants strategically support programs that...

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A new community shuttle custom-built by car company Local Motors offers a new approach to mass transit, in which a driverless shuttle could someday pick you up at any hour of the day and you wouldn't need to own a car.

The exciting aspect of this partnership between CTA...

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Glasschair is a Google Glass app that helps people with disabilities to get mobile independently through hands-free wheelchair driving. For those people with disabilities who need an assistant to wheel them due to lack of hand motor control or strength, this app allows you to drive your...

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A study conducted by Gabrielle Young, PhD, on the basics of assistive technology and its impacts on students with disabilities. The author explores different types of AT , from low tech to high tech, and how they can help students with different learning disabilities succeed in the classroom. She...

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Windows has provided new accessibility features in their latest update late 2017 (Windows 10). Windows has considered those who rely on assistive technology for the improvements on the software. These developments include vision, hearing, physical, and cognitive improvements that people with disabilities are able to benefit from. Learn more on...

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Why is writing so hard? If you think about it, written expression requires motor planning, social thinking, organizational skills, spelling, grammar and punctuation to all dance together simultaneously. If any one of these factors gets left out or is weak, the result is a poor writing sample. We also know...

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Social Thinking is a company that provides socialization products for people with sensory disabilities like autism or aspergers. Social emotional learning isn’t just for children, we continue to strengthen and improve our social and emotional competencies across our lives. Michelle Garcia Winner, the founder of Social Thinking, and her colleague...

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Social Thinking is a company that provides socialization products for people with sensory disabilities like autism or aspergers. As students shift into their tween, teen, and young adult years, they experience increasingly complex social situations and academic curricula that require more nuanced social understanding, fine-tuned critical thinking, a higher level...

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An estimated 56.7 million people in the United States, or 19%-20% of the population have a disability. Staying active while living with a disability can help you strengthen your heart, build strong muscles and bones, improve coordination, and make you feel better about yourself. For those with disabilities, there are...

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In this webinar, Michelle Garcia Winner, the founder of Social Thinking, an organization focused on helping people with sensory disabilities and their families, provides insider tips for using products published by Social Thinking to nurture social emotional learning in ages 4-7. The materials are helpful for students with solid to...

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