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Aira offers an innovative, high technology service designed to help blind and low-vision users gain mobility and independence. It provides personalized assistance from orientation and mobility experts who can be trained Aira Agents, family members, or friends. Our experts, backed by state-of-the art technology, serve as visual interpreters and navigators...

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The Job Accommodation Network’s (JAN) Searchable Online Accommodation Resource (SOAR) system is designed to let users explore various accommodation options for people with disabilities in work and educational settings. These accommodation ideas are not all inclusive. The SOAR system allows users to obtain accommodation ideas. JAN consultants compile these accommodation...

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Finding assistive technology that works with any of your students with more involved needs can be intimidating, and expensive. Communication devices can come with astronomical price tags. What’s more nerve-wrecking than hoping that you’ve selected the right technology for a child? What about a child who needs adaptive switches, or...

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Blogger Molly Watt is deaf-blind and advocates for those living with accessibility needs. She shares her experiences, raising awareness and understanding of how assistive accessible technology enhances and enables those in need. In this post she discusses the Apple Watch, her lifelong use of hearing aids, and how a new...

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This page reviews and ranks three of the most popular current screen readers that are available at this time (2016). The three screen readers were tested on the most recent version of Windows 10 anniversary update. This is important because one of the screen readers is Microsoft’s most recently updated...

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Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a new system that uses a 3-D camera, a belt with separately controllable vibrational motors distributed around it, and an electronically reconfigurable Braille interface to give visually impaired users more information about their environments. The system could be...

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Author Sharilynn Battaglia writes about what it was like to have to accept the fact that she is affected enough by her disease to have to apply for disability benefits because she can no longer work. She was granted disability in October of 2015. Here are some things she learned...

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This webpage from Think College gives an overview and tools for educators to create a more inclusive environment in the world of higher education for students with intellectual disabilities. https://thinkcollege.net/think-college-learn/universal-design/universal-design-introduction

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Ron Hager explains transitioning from school to integrated employment as it relates to IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), Plan Development, and person-centered services. RAISE and CPIR coordinated on the Disability Disclosure webinar. Hager brings up the need to start transitioning sooner if the person needs more time to master...

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Children with Special Needs was proud to host Brennan Srisirikul as a keynote speaker during our Visions of Community Conference 2017. His inspirational talk touches on inclusion, equality and not being a spectator in your own life.

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