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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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More than 4 million Americans reported having learning disabilities in the 2010 census, and yet only 24 percent of young adults with the diagnosis inform their college or university about their special needs. Understanding learning disabilities and eliminating the stigma surrounding them is necessary for students to achieve success in...

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This master's thesis from the Dominican University of California studies Video-Based Instruction (VBI) as assistive technology (AT) to support individuals with autism who are learning about completing tasks for work. Individuals with ASD tend to struggle with communication and social skills, but studies have shown evidence of better understanding of...

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As film critic Roger Ebert, whose jaw was removed to treat cancer, wrote in 2009 about how frustrating it was to use the standard AAC device generic voice: “I sound like Robby the Robot. Eloquence and intonation are impossible.” He was tired of being ignored in conversations or coming across...

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This short Transition Tech Talk offers helpful tips and technology for managing time at college. These three important factors to succeeding as a college student are discussed in the video: time management, focus, and sleep. This video is an overview of the information presented in the two companion articles titled:...

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Students who are visually impaired face unique challenges when learning mathematical concepts due to the visual nature of graphs, charts, tables, and plots. While touchscreens have been explored as a means to assist people with visual impairments in learning mathematical concepts, many devices are not standalone, were not developed with...

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A challenge for the country is that colleges are not contributing enough graduates in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – the STEM fields (Kuenzi, 2008). In particular, business firms demand graduates knowledgeable in STEM for increasing innovations. To address this demand, the authors argue for broadening the...

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An increasing amount of assistive technology (AT) interventions exist for adolescents and adults with learning disabilities (LD). The aims of this review were to: 1) Survey both quantitative and qualitative research, to determine whether interventions are effective and how they affect lived experience, and 2) Formally assess the quality of...

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As technology advances, the problem nowadays has been shifted to the improvement and measurement of the quality of life of each individual even when he/she is facing disability conditions. AT can be effectively used as a mean to improve the independent living of a person facing physical limitations and thus,...

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Getting ready to attend college is daunting for every student and their family. It is like preparing to travel to a new place you’ve never been before. This webinar with Alice Wershing will focus on the differences between available accommodations in Higher education versus those offered in K-12 settings via...

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