Independent Living

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This video provides some recommendation on proposed 'essential apps' for hard-of-hearing or deaf individuals. The video is provided by the Indiana Assistive Technology Act ( INDATA ) Project, an organization designed to increase access and awareness of assistive technology. Wade Wingler, VP of Technology and host of Assistive...

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This short Transition Tech Talk offers helpful tips and technology to support executive function skills at work. The video discusses skills essential to workplace success including: arriving on time, completing tasks as directed, staying focused, and having an organized work space. This video is an introduction to the information presented...

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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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This PowerPoint accompanies the webinar, Wearables as Supports for Executive Functioning and Independence with Luis Perez, a technical assistance specialist for the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials. In this presentation, you will learn about a number of wearables and smartwatches in order...

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In this webinar with Luis Perez, you will learn about a number of wearables and smartwatches in order to help you select the device(s) that best meets your access needs while staying on budget. These include apps for managing time and information, staying on task, and successfully completing daily living...

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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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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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This article and infographic come to us from SocialThinking.com, a company that works on sensory-related disabilities.

For many people living with disabilities, living independently doesn’t just happen. It takes planning, practice, and patience. Our definition of living independently means daily functioning without adults or peer mentors providing ongoing structure...

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