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Glasschair is a Google Glass app that helps people with disabilities to get mobile independently through hands-free wheelchair driving. For those people with disabilities who need an assistant to wheel them due to lack of hand motor control or strength, this app allows you to drive your...

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RE-vibe is a wearable wristband that sends reminder vibrations to your wrist to stay on task. For those with self-regulation, attention or focus issues, this little device can have a big impact. Users are instructed to simply ask themselves if they are doing what they should be doing when they...

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This PowerPoint accompanies the webinar, Wearables as Supports for Executive Functioning and Independence with Luis Perez, a technical assistance specialist for the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials. In this presentation, you will learn about a number of wearables and smartwatches in order...

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In this webinar with Luis Perez, you will learn about a number of wearables and smartwatches in order to help you select the device(s) that best meets your access needs while staying on budget. These include apps for managing time and information, staying on task, and successfully completing daily living...

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A Vidget is an example of low tech assistive technology, where no screens or software are involved. Vidget is a multi-purpose item that can be used in the classroom for those that learn optimally with kinesthetic support. This device can be used as a chair, desk, or stool, with encourages...

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A study conducted by Gabrielle Young, PhD, on the basics of assistive technology and its impacts on students with disabilities. The author explores different types of AT , from low tech to high tech, and how they can help students with different learning disabilities succeed in the classroom. She...

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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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Why is writing so hard? If you think about it, written expression requires motor planning, social thinking, organizational skills, spelling, grammar and punctuation to all dance together simultaneously. If any one of these factors gets left out or is weak, the result is a poor writing sample. We also know...

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Social Thinking is a company that provides socialization products for people with sensory disabilities like autism or aspergers. As students shift into their tween, teen, and young adult years, they experience increasingly complex social situations and academic curricula that require more nuanced social understanding, fine-tuned critical thinking, a higher level...

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Social Thinking is a company that provides socialization products for people with sensory disabilities like autism or aspergers. Their products can be used together for a specific age group to teach and motivate kids to improve their social competencies in a fun and engaging manner. In this Social Thinking webinar,...

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