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This collection of resources offers steps for families to take with their teens and young adults to get them involved in the process of exploring assistive technology and then putting that technology to use. When youth take an active role in choosing their own AT tools, they are more likely...

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This webinar will focus on the differences between available accommodations in Higher education versus those offered in K-12 settings via IEP ‘s or 504 plans. With this PowerPoint as a supplement to this webinar, learn what types of documentation is required, what to ask when exploring colleges and how to...

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Many free and low-cost mobile apps are available to support transition-age youth with disabilities as they embark on their journey towards post-secondary education, job training, employment, and independent living. This PACER Center guide lists mobile apps that have been reviewed by parents and professionals and found to be useful and...

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From the Argus 2 bionic eye to the Brainport device that helps a user receive directions via their tongue, this article provides opportunities to learn about interesting new products and ideas for assistive technology for those with visual impairments. Read the article here: ...

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It can be difficult to socialize and make friends for many children with autism. Often that's because reading body language and others' emotions doesn't always come easily. Many of us seem to learn these social skills naturally, but maybe there's also a way to teach them. The Psychology Lab at...

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According to Research and Development Magazine, a new lightweight, high-powered, waterproof wheelchair that is powered by high-pressurized air instead of batteries or electronics is offering users new recreational opportunities.

Read more here: https://www.rdmag.com/article/2017/11/new-waterproof-wheelchair-powered-entirely-compressed-air

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While seniors today have several assistive technology options to help improve their lives, many are unsure how to tap into what is available to them. Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) is a Brooklyn-based non-profit that seeks to educate and train the aging population on how to use a variety of...

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The product, called Tap, looks like a string-equivalent of brass knuckles. You place your fingers through fabric loops that are linked together by short nylon straps. There's a larger loop for the thumb that also houses a haptic motor and a sensor that turns it into a mouse. The idea...

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New technology developed by Princeton University computer scientists may do for audio recordings of the human voice what word processing software did for the written word. The software, named VoCo, provides an easy means to add or replace a word in an audio recording of a human voice by editing...

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Text-to-speech is an assistive technology feature that people with visual impairments can really benefit from. This article explains how this feature has aided Luis Perez, a digital accessibilty consultant, with his learning and daily activities.

https://www.rdmag.com/article/2017/11/assistive-technology-helpful-classroom-visually-impaired

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