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When it comes to talking about Assistive Technology (AT), particularly for people with disabilities (PwD) of a varying spectrum, most people, at first, think of robots and artificial intelligence (AI) in a classroom like setting, but it is so much more than that. today we take a look at some...

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In this fast-paced and playful webinar, Judith Schoonover and Sally Norton-Darr propose more than 50 strategies to ACCESS information using UDL as a guide. Scaffolds created or displayed with “everyday technologies” such as mobile technology, commonly used software, web-based tools, and classroom manipulatives provide a multitude of creative opportunities in...

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See how through using brainwave commands and a wireless connected EEG headset from the Australian electronics company Emotiv Systems, this technology can also send a thought message to anyone via a push notification (in-app SMS). https://cerebralpalsynewstoday.com/2016/05/02/think-to-speak-technology-finally-becomes-a-reality-for-people-with-impaired-verbal-communication/

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Speech-to-Speech (STS) is one form of Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS). TRS is a service that allows persons with hearing and speech disabilities to access the telephone system to place and receive telephone calls. STS enables persons with a speech disability to make telephone calls using their own voice (or an...

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Whether you are a job seeker or new employee who is blind or visually impaired or an employer who is considering hiring a person with a visual impairment, job accommodations are a significant concern. You want to ensure equipment, workspaces, and processes are accessible; you want an efficient workflow, and...

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Assistive technology (AT) in K-12 classrooms is designed to improve the functional capabilities of a child with a disability. While the word technology automatically conjures up images of high-tech electronics, some AT is possible with just simple accommodations. Whether high-tech or simple in design, AT has the ability to transform...

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Special Education students have to deal with the extra burden of making sure that they are getting accessible materials before they can even tackle the content. With the help of technology, these students are able to go straight to learning without worrying about the right tools that will get them...

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There are many tools that are out there that directly help the working population with disabilities. This article describes specific tools that can be useful, according to disability. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/technology/pages/new-assistive-technologies-aid-employees-with-disabilities.aspx

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Mobile devices have become incredibly popular for their ability to weave modern conveniences such as internet access and social networking into the fabric of daily life. For people with disabilities, however, these devices have the potential to unlock unprecedented new possibilities for communication, navigation and independence. Includes video tutorials for...

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Prospective college students with disabilities will find that many campuses are equipped with offices and services that address accessibility, accommodation, and assistive technology for a diverse range of needs. Student services offices and disability coordinators at many colleges work to make campuses inclusive environments through specialized advocacy, support, and academic...

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