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Apple wants to make it easier for people with any type of disabilities to use its products, so it created a website with all relevant information about its products. Scroll through their new website that features various sections, themed around accessibility needs (i.e. hearing, vision, physical & motor skills, etc.)...

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See how through using brainwave commands and a wireless connected EEG headset from the Australian electronics company Emotiv Systems, this technology can also send a thought message to anyone via a push notification (in-app SMS). https://cerebralpalsynewstoday.com/2016/05/02/think-to-speak-technology-finally-becomes-a-reality-for-people-with-impaired-verbal-communication/

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Of all the learning difficulties facing people with dyslexia, it is reading and writing that proves to be the most demanding. The challenge to read effectively and efficiently can potentially have an adverse educational, professional and psychological effect on this group, and possibly negatively impact their views on schooling and...

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This blog is made by a mom whose son has severe, non-verbal autism. From the perspective of a parent, she recounts her experiences using assistive technology for her son, Cooper. https://www.findingcoopersvoice.com/2017/03/12/assistive-technology-for-kids-with-autism/

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This blog post gives insightful tips on some assistive technology devices that could be useful for children with Autism Spectrum disorder in the classroom, from communication aids to smart glasses.

Link: http://blog.ncpad.org/2017/06/12/assistive-technology-to-improve-education-for-students-with-autism/

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For years, different modes of technology have been used to improve the quality of life of people who have various developmental disabilities. However, the varied use of technology for children with autism continues to receive limited attention, despite the fact that technology tends to be a high interest area for...

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This webinar presents stories and information about technology that can be used by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to improve their community participation and engagement in community life. The presenters are: Sandy Henry, of Sengistix has supported people with disabilities in the community for over 30 years and was...

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You may be familiar with CNIB’s Braille Creative Writing Contest and CNIB’s role in providing an accessible TD Summer Reading Club. But have you heard of the Readasaurus Kit and AltLit.ca, CNIB’s website about alternative literacy for kids and teens with vision loss? Did you know that CNIB has a...

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Did you know that 85% of what we say is communicated with only 200 basic words? It is now commonly understood in the field of augmentative and alternative communication that all students need access to a commonly used core vocabulary. Core vocabulary is a small set of simple words, in...

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There is more than one way to obtain assistive technology for your child when it is needed. This page offers different options for funding the technology needs of your family with IEPs, Lending Libraries, and other programs and services that ensures your child’s needs are met. http://www.connectwc.org/resources/assistive-technology/

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