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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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Getting to know your Speech-Language Pathologist is a video made by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). It provides an overview into what SLPs do, and how they can support your child throughout their time at school, including incorporating Assistive Technology into their intervention strategy.

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The Education section of the Asperger/Autism Network includes many different resources targeted toward educators, parents, and the students themselves throughout their Elementary School, Middle School, and High School years. There are guides, videos, and other materials to inform and support those on the spectrum to manage their struggles and succeed...

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Ability Tools Weekly is a blog from Ability Tools, a federally funded project which provides tools and resources that help increase independence, and improve personal productivity of people with disabilities. There are news stories and guest writers to bring the latest in the AT world to light. http://abilitytools.org/blog/...

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School is critical for students with autism to develop academic, social, and life skills necessary for independence. At the Organization for Autism Research, their education section provides portals with resources specifically for students and teachers, as well as other resources that may be helpful, in order to bring more knowledge...

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The University of California, Davis, hosts events that raise awareness toward certain issues, one of them being the Disability Awareness Symposium. This Symposium is held annually in conjunction with the Accessibility Technology Fair. Some of the major issues they wish to bring to light are anxiety and accessibility. This ensures...

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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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