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The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) Health Storylines app helps those with ADD/ADHD lead better, productive, more organized lives. With the app, one can track things like mood, vitals, tasks, medication management, make a schedule, journal, and even connect with other users for support. This app is free to use...

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Wrong Planet is a website where people from the autism community can come together to attain resources, share stories, and keep up with what's in the news. There are forums for discussion on various topics, and connections to resources that may be helpful.

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Watch this short video to see Greg Blackman, VP at Eye Can See, Inc., show us the ElBraille notetaker & the Focus 40 Braille Display. These are portable braille devices designed for users who are blind.

This video is produced by the Indiana Assistive Technology Act (INDATA) Project, a...

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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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Millions of amputees worldwide live with the loss of a limb, especially in developing countries that don’t often have access to expensive prosthetics. The most common is hand or arm loss. Robotic prosthetics are cripplingly expensive (e.g., well over $75,000), clunky and heavy, and can take months to obtain –...

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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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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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Researching and selecting a college that fits your needs can be daunting, but that challenge can be even greater when you’re a student with disabilities. However, that doesn’t mean your options are limited. As technology has advanced, so has accessibility for all students. Maryville University has compiled a comprehensive guide...

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This page on Autism Society's website gives information and various resources on ways to manage symptoms of, and types of accommodations and technologies that can be used for, children on the autism spectrum, from Pre-K to Transition and beyond. This webpage may be used by parents and teachers alike. ...

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This website, created by Elizabeth Hamblet (author, speaker, and transition consultant), focuses primarily on high school students with disabilities (especially Learning Disabilities) in their transition to college. Her blog, From High School to College , features professionals who specialize in this area of education, and provides a range of information...

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