Technology Tools

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FabricATe is a project of the University of Delaware that works to promote knowledge and skills on no-tech/low-tech assistive tools and materials. The site includes various project ideas and solutions, videos, and illustrations. You can sign up for a fab-lab session where you can learn new techniques and materials (Newark,...

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The PACER Center offers a wide range of publications on this page, free to download. Topics include Accessible Instructional Materials, DIY Assistive Technology, Accomodations Checklists, and inexpensive communication devices. Some documents are available in a variety of languages. PACER Assistive Technology Publications

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In order to prepare students for the workplace, they must be provided with skills necessary to use computers competently. A necessary skill in using a computer is keyboarding and students must learn how to type quickly, accurately and with correct technique. One of the first steps in becoming proficient in...

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Computers for the Blind provides computer equipment, software and training to individuals who are blind and families of children with visual impairments. For only a minimal fee and a commitment to learning how to use the computer effectively, you can receive a computer including accessible software for your child who...

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The National Multiple Sclerosis Society produced this video providing information on assistive technology for individuals living with MS. Topics include types of technology/devices specific to MS, as well as overall issues that individuals with disabilities experience in the workplace. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBWZWYzzIoY

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Assistive Technology (AT) Stories is a video series of people with disabilities living better lives with a little help from assistive technology. The videos are organized by age: elementary, middle/high school, college, adult, and seniors. The videos (there are over 100) were made possible by a grant from the Richard...

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OrCam MyEye is a glasses-mounted device that can read text, recognize faces, and identify products for people who are blind or partially sighted. OrCam MyEye reads any printed text on any surface, including newspapers, books, computer screens, restaurant menus, labels on supermarket products and street signs, instantly relaying it to...

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Research shows that adults with cognitive impairment can benefit from cognitive support technologies (CST). Combined with healthy coping strategies, these technologies can help facilitate inclusion in the labour market. This study describes and discusses factors that can promote or inhibit the introduction of CST in vocational rehabilitation services. These descriptions...

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Guide dogs have the important responsibility of connecting their visually-impaired users to their immediate surroundings. However, it is often difficult for guide dogs to accurately communicate information to their human partners. This experiment aimed to enhance the platform for communication between guide dogs and handlers by investigating the best vibration...

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Creating an optimal travel plan is not an easy task, particularly for people with mobility disabilities, for whom even simple trips, such as eating out in a restaurant, can be extremely difficult. Many of their travel plans need to be made days or even months in advance, including the route...

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