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Japanese robo-boot could help stroke victims walk again

Japanese robo-boot could help stroke victims walk again | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Robo-boot … the Ankle Walking Assist Device is designed to help stroke victims regain the confidence to walk. Photograph: Yaskawa Electric
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TapTapSee – Eyes for Me!

TapTapSee – Eyes for Me! | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Imagine being visually impaired or blind and unable to see what is surrounding you unless someone is with you to describe the scene.  Well thanks to a new app available through the iTunes App Store...
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Power Seat Gives Consumer a ‘Lift’

Power Seat Gives Consumer a ‘Lift’ | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Below is a story provided by a consumer in Bottineau, ND that truly highlights the power of assistive technology and how it allows for individuals to gain back independence.   What started out...
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No Sign-Language Interpreter? Try this App System!

No Sign-Language Interpreter?  Try this App System! | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Face-to-face communication for a person who is deaf with someone who does not sign, can be difficult. Interpreters are not always available. Writing doesn’t always work because it can be slow...
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good tool to add to your tool box!

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RAAV – We Need You!

RAAV – We Need You! | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
    IPAT has joined two other state AT Programs in participating in an accessible voting technology project grant, funded under the U.S. Election Assistance Commission. The Research Allia...
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Assistive Technology Blog: New in iOS 7: Ask Siri to Turn on VoiceOver and other Accessibility Settings

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Dad hacks wheelchair to let 2-year-old explore the world

Dad hacks wheelchair to let 2-year-old explore the world | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
A determined hacker dad builds a novel foot-pedal interface for a wheelchair so his son can control his own explorations for the first time. Read this article by Amanda Kooser on CNET.
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Roller Plus Joystick

Roller Plus Joystick | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
The Roller Plus Joystick is an excellent alternative to a mouse. It will seem familiar to powered wheelchair users, eliminating the need for the user to learn a new control method. This assistive t...
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Touch Typing on a Virtual Keyboard? Can Do!

Touch Typing on a Virtual Keyboard? Can Do! | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
I may be dating myself with this disclosure, but I learned to type before keyboards, and have been an avid touch-typist ever since. I am most proficient when resting on home row, and need the tacti...
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New technology makes life easier for visually impaired | Meridian - ITV News

New technology makes life easier for visually impaired | Meridian - ITV News | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Read the latest Meridian stories, New technology makes life easier for visually impaired on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Meridian news
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Clarity Fortissimo Remote Controlled Speakerphone

Clarity Fortissimo Remote Controlled Speakerphone | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
The Clarity Fortissimo Remote Controlled Speakerphone is useful for anyone with mobility challenges. This assistive technology device is a hands free remote controlled spearkerphone that is ideal f...
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Teen's inexpensive 3D-printed prosthetic could aid amputees in the third world

Teen's inexpensive 3D-printed prosthetic could aid amputees in the third world | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it

Easton LaChappelle, a 17-year old high school student,

is developing an alternative to

advanced prosthetic arms and hands using freely available online resources...He started with Legos at a science fair and now is working with NASA!


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Communication Hope through Assistive Technology Program ...

Communication Hope through Assistive Technology Program ... | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
CHAT (Communication Hope through Assistive Technology) Camp is a unique five-day experience for children locally who use assistive/augmentative communication (AAC) devices to communicate. This event will bring ...
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Guided by touch screens, blind turn to smartphones for sight

Guided by touch screens, blind turn to smartphones for sight | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Luis Perez loves taking photographs. He shoots mostly on an iPhone, snapping gorgeous pictures of sunsets, vintage cars, old buildings and cute puppies.
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TapTapSee – Eyes for Me!

TapTapSee – Eyes for Me! | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Imagine being visually impaired or blind and unable to see what is surrounding you unless someone is with you to describe the scene.  Well thanks to a new app available through the iTunes App Store...
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New technology to help hearing-impaired

New technology to help hearing-impaired | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
NEW technology designed by Australian scientists will help thousands of people with hearing aids and cochlear implants hear better in noisy environments.
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Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Dragon NaturallySpeaking | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
  Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 Premium speech recognition software lets you control your digital world by voice -- three times faster than typing. This assistive technology device is useful for...
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The Pebble: A Watch With A Promising Assistive Technology Future

The Pebble: A Watch With A Promising Assistive Technology Future | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Smartphones are great. As I’ve mentioned in the past (Seniors and Mobile Technology), my phone pretty much goes with me everywhere, and for good reason. Smartphone innovations, from a hardwar...
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Disabled and Elderly Assistive Technologies

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Disabled and Elderly Assistive Technologies.
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Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine's July issue focuses on assistive technology for spinal cord injury

Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine's July issue focuses on assistive technology for spinal cord injury | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
The July issue of the Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine focuses on, "Advances in Technology for People with Spinal Cord Injury." Guest Editor Rory Cooper, PhD, is a member of the journal's Editorial Board.
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Tobii eye-tracking tech gives users hands-free control of tablets - Boston Business Journal

Tobii eye-tracking tech gives users hands-free control of tablets - Boston Business Journal | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
More people with physical and communications impairments will soon be using mobile devices, thanks to a new advancement in eye-tracking technology developed by Tobii Assistive Technology Inc.
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G3ict.org - News

G3ict.org - News | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
G3ict is dedicated to promoting the Digital Accessibility Agenda worldwide.
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Technology helping those with disabilities

Technology helping those with disabilities | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
New assistive technologies help people with autism or hearing or sight impairments.
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Audiobooks Keep Seniors with Vision Impairment Healthy & Active - Packet Online

Audiobooks Keep Seniors with Vision Impairment Healthy & Active - Packet Online | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Audiobooks Keep Seniors with Vision Impairment Healthy & Active Packet Online September is Healthy Aging Month was started over 10 years ago to focus attention on the positive aspects of growing older and to provide inspiration and practical ideas...
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