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For several years now, many companies that design and sell assistive devices have ditched the medical model in favor of a more social approach and are more concerned about the wants and needs of consumers with disabilities. This, as well as innovations in technology, have started new trends in the...

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There is seemingly no end to what technology can do. And with these new inventions, particularly Smartglasses, the new gadgets that become available help more people with disabilities and have the capacity to be used as assistive technology (AT). https://www.digitaltrends.com/wearables/esight-smart-glasses-blind-amazing/#/3

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Professor David Eagleman, a Neuroscientist at Stanford University in 2015* gave a groundbreaking TED talk explaining concepts of the brain, unlocking human perceptions, and alternative sensory input. He since has worked on developing companies using those ideas. One of those ideas is feeding sensory information to the brain, and allowing...

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Some children with autism struggle to understand social interactions, make eye contact or recognize facial expressions. So the Stanford researchers developed facial-recognition software specifically for the Google Glass. The software acts as a coach, helping the kids search for and correctly identify emotions expressed on people's faces. https://www.kqed.org/futureofyou/138396/google-glass-flopped-but-kids-with-autism-are-using-it-to-learn-emotions...

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Wearable computing has many forms, such as glasses, watches, smart badges, and bracelets. The potential is tremendous: hands-free, heads-up technology to reshape how work gets done, how decisions are made, and how you engage with employees, customers, and partners. This infographic from Deloitte.com accompanies this article and describes the many...

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This PowerPoint accompanies the webinar, Assistive Technology Trends with Kirk Behnke. As technology becomes more ubiquitous and readily available for everyone to purchase, we will explore some of the current and future general technology application trends that could be considered assistive technology. Some...

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Stephen Hawking said "the future is indefinite and exists only as a spectrum of possibilities." But what are those possibilities, you ask? Well, as technology becomes more ubiquitous and readily available for everyone to purchase, Kirk Behnke explores some of the current and future general technology application trends that could...

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Read about the first virtual reality (VR) experience for the blind and visually impaired people - not with a headset, but with a pair of gloves. Haptic gloves create vibrations on different parts of the user's hand and make this experience of 'touching sculpture' (one of the examples is the...

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Chrome Music Lab is a 508 accessible website from Google that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments. Many teachers have been using Chrome Music Lab as a tool in their classrooms to explore music and its connections to science, math, art, and more. some teachers even combining...

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These are short (10-20 minutes), simple, personable podcasts running since late 2015. Learn about news and links based around dyscalculia topics, including games, tutors, college and more.

Look for it on itunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dyscalculia-headlines/id1039439953 .

Find it on soundcloud here: https://soundcloud.com/dyscalculia-headlines ....

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