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When it comes to technology that really changes people’s lives, very little compares to tech that’s designed to help disabled people lead fuller, more active, more independent, or simply more dignified lives. Thanks to advances in robotics, materials engineering, artificial intelligence, and a broad range of other things, assistive tech...

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Librarians discuss ways in which 3D printing can be a crucial part of personalized learning. They cover how this medium can be incorporated into various school subjects, and what to keep in mind when considering 3D printing for your curriculum. https://edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2018/02/tcea-2018-how-incorporate-3d-printing-any-lesson-plan

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For several years now, many companies that design and sell assistive devices have ditched the medical model in favor of a more social approach and are more concerned about the wants and needs of consumers with disabilities. This, as well as innovations in technology, have started new trends in the...

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The Education section of the Asperger/Autism Network includes many different resources targeted toward educators, parents, and the students themselves throughout their Elementary School, Middle School, and High School years. There are guides, videos, and other materials to inform and support those on the spectrum to manage their struggles and succeed...

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Ability Tools Weekly is a blog from Ability Tools, a federally funded project which provides tools and resources that help increase independence, and improve personal productivity of people with disabilities. There are news stories and guest writers to bring the latest in the AT world to light. http://abilitytools.org/blog/...

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School is critical for students with autism to develop academic, social, and life skills necessary for independence. At the Organization for Autism Research, their education section provides portals with resources specifically for students and teachers, as well as other resources that may be helpful, in order to bring more knowledge...

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There is seemingly no end to what technology can do. And with these new inventions, particularly Smartglasses, the new gadgets that become available help more people with disabilities and have the capacity to be used as assistive technology (AT). https://www.digitaltrends.com/wearables/esight-smart-glasses-blind-amazing/#/3

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This article from EdTech describes some of the ways Assistive Technology can help students with disabilities in the classroom, whether they struggle with attention, reading, or communication. https://edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2017/10/how-tech-can-help

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Great strides have been made in the past few years towards embracing the inherent challenges and discoveries made about the different degrees of autism. However, it is technology in the classroom that has propelled so many where there has never been the same capability before. These advancements are an exciting...

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Some children with autism struggle to understand social interactions, make eye contact or recognize facial expressions. So the Stanford researchers developed facial-recognition software specifically for the Google Glass. The software acts as a coach, helping the kids search for and correctly identify emotions expressed on people's faces. https://www.kqed.org/futureofyou/138396/google-glass-flopped-but-kids-with-autism-are-using-it-to-learn-emotions...

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