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This video details the many ways technology can assist a person with disabilities to live well on their own. This can be useful for students away at college, or those transitioning from school to the workforce with their own place to live. Presented by Daniel Davies and Jordan Wagner....

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The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve all youth, including youth with disabilities and other disconnected youth. Their website includes a wealth of resources, covering subjects relating to education, employment, family, and other matters of transition for...

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The Metropolitan Center for Independent living provides resources for transitioning for those with disabilities, from post-secondary education and training to recreation and leisure.

Link: http://www.mcil-mn.org/programs/7-transition/25-transition-resources

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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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Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the tasks, environment or to the way things are usually done that enable individuals with disabilities to have an equal opportunity to participate in an academic program or a job. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) stipulates that postsecondary institutions are responsible for...

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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.

Link: http://wrongplanet.net/ ...

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Going to college with a speech or language disorder can be daunting. For many students, this may be the first time that you have to advocate for yourself to get the support you need in the classroom. Whether the goal is to advocate for alternative assignments, improve a speech, language,...

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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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