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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 free iPhone app from Microsoft narrates the world around you. Designed for the low vision community, this research project harnesses the power of AI to describe people, text and objects.

Specific features include: Short Text - Speaks text as soon as it appears in front of the camera;...

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This Transition Tech Talk from PACER's Simon Technology Center offers tips for learning about and selecting assistive technology with teens and young adults. It is important that parents and educators involve youth in all steps of the process of exploring and selecting assistive technology they will use. The video discusses...

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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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A new community shuttle custom-built by car company Local Motors offers a new approach to mass transit, in which a driverless shuttle could someday pick you up at any hour of the day and you wouldn't need to own a car.

The exciting aspect of this partnership between CTA...

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With the advances of adaptive technologies and trend toward progressive legislation, prospective college students with disabilities now have countless resources available to make their transition to postsecondary education less stressful. Here, find specific information and resources on a variety of different disabilities, learn how to make the transition into the...

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Glasschair is a Google Glass app that helps people with disabilities to get mobile independently through hands-free wheelchair driving. For those people with disabilities who need an assistant to wheel them due to lack of hand motor control or strength, this app allows you to drive your...

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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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A study conducted by Gabrielle Young, PhD, on the basics of assistive technology and its impacts on students with disabilities. The author explores different types of AT , from low tech to high tech, and how they can help students with different learning disabilities succeed in the classroom. She...

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