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These exoskeleton heels could help stroke victims walk again

These exoskeleton heels could help stroke victims walk again | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
It isn't quite the soft exosuit that DARPA's working on, but scientists have developed a lightweight exoskeleton that'll take some of the work out of walking.
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The Top 5 iPad apps for Struggling Readers and ...

The Top 5 iPad apps for Struggling Readers and ... | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
The Top 5 iPad apps for Struggling Readers and Writers - FREE Webinar! Via CTD (Center on Technology & Disability): March 18th, 4:00 pm EST; PLUS a week long discussion forum, online!!
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How the Pencil Sharpener Was Invented

How the Pencil Sharpener Was Invented | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
For years, the knife was the most commonly used tool to sharpen the wooden writing instrument known as a pencil (which historians believe was invented in the 15th or 16th century).
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Assistive Technology Ideas for Students with Multiple Disabilities and Visual Impairments | Paths to Literacy

Assistive Technology Ideas for Students with Multiple Disabilities and Visual Impairments | Paths to Literacy | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
This webinar with Nathalie DeWit discusses strategies for using assistive technology for students with significant multiple disabilities and visual impairments
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Apple's home automation tech reportedly won't hit devices until spring

Apple's home automation tech reportedly won't hit devices until spring | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
We hope you weren't in a big rush to outfit your household with devices that use Apple's HomeKit automation technology -- you may be waiting a little while.
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Assistive Technology: Resource Roundup

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Discover websites, blogs, articles, and videos that provide information and tools related to understanding, selecting, and assessing assistive technology and accessible instructional materials.
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Equipment should make it easier for visually impaired to use Northampton library

Equipment should make it easier for visually impaired to use Northampton library | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Equipment obtained under a Temple University-sponsored program should make it easier for people with visual impairments to use the Free Library of Northampton Township, according to library officials.
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A SMARTPHONE HELPING THE DISABLED - PrototypingEngineer

A SMARTPHONE HELPING THE DISABLED - PrototypingEngineer | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it


A SMARTPHONE HELPING THE DISABLED

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AMI Embeds Assistive Technology in Online Media Player - mediacaster

AMI Embeds Assistive Technology in Online Media Player - mediacaster | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Canadian specialty channel operator Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) has launched a new online media player with feature and functions for enhanced accessibility.
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Apple Promotes Accessibility in the Home, and You Can Help

Apple Promotes Accessibility in the Home, and You Can Help | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Kudos to Apple for Accessible Technology Most consumers and media outlets miss one fact that sets Apple apart. Apple supports and develops technology that is accessible to the blind. You might not ...
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Top 10 iPad & iOS8 Accessibility Features

Top 10 iPad & iOS8 Accessibility Features | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Apple's iPad and other iOS8 devices (like the iPhone and iPod Touch) are supposed to be very accessible for kids with special needs, but you might need help setting them up so your child can use them properly.
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Hull paraplegic Dave Hawkins pioneers aid to help MS sufferers walk - Hull Daily Mail

Hull paraplegic Dave Hawkins pioneers aid to help MS sufferers walk - Hull Daily Mail | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
HE HAS spent most of his life in a wheelchair after a car accident left him paralysed. Chance dealt a cruel blow to Dave Hawkins, 58, but now the enterprising paraplegic is helping others who cannot...
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All Technology is Assistive

All Technology is Assistive | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Designers should not view disabled as “them,” but solve problems for “us.”
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Assistive Tech 101 - Webinar

Assistive Tech 101 - Webinar | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Join us for a kick off webinar for the Assistive Technology 101 course! Exchange ideas and learn from our team of experts, Dr. Mike Behrmann and Dr. Marci Kinas Jerome from George Mason University, and Dr.
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Free to Low-Cost Assistive Technology Solutions - YouTube

Oklahoma ABLE Tech explores free to low-cost assistive technology solutions. Categories featured include reading, vision, hearing, handwriting/keyboarding, c...

Via Cindy Rudy, Chris Carter
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iPad App Brings Braille Keyboard to Blind Users' Fingertips | WIRED

iPad App Brings Braille Keyboard to Blind Users' Fingertips | WIRED | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
An app that began as a prototype at Stanford now lets sight impaired iPad users type Braille on its touchscreen.
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Workshop on Virtual and Augmented Assistive Technology

Workshop of Virtual and Augmented Assistive Technology at IEEE VR'15 - submission deadline extended to Feb 2 http://t.co/JeE9VZ0r8w
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The 7 most useful accessibility features of iOS 8

The 7 most useful accessibility features of iOS 8 | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Many of iOS 8’s most unique features are hidden within the Accessibility section of settings. With the ability to alter the way you use your device, some accessibility features may surprise you.
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Prosthetic Hand Will Provide Amputees With Real-time Sensory Feedback | Futuristic NEWS

Prosthetic Hand Will Provide Amputees With Real-time Sensory Feedback | Futuristic NEWS | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Prosthetic Hand Will Provide Amputees With Real-time Sensory Feedback | Futuristic NEWS http://t.co/q3opYwTd1L
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New York City green-lights the use of Chromebooks in public schools

New York City green-lights the use of Chromebooks in public schools | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
It's no secret that Chromebooks have been on the rise, especially in classrooms, and now Google has scored another big win: New York City officials just formally approved the use of Chromebooks in public schools.
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Wounded veteran 1st to test new prosthetic technology at Mayo Clinic - Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

A decorated Army veteran from Alabama tested cutting edge limb-replacement technology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester – the first time the new technology has been tried at the hospital.
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The accessibility challenge: New cinema rules proposed for hearing and visually impaired

The accessibility challenge: New cinema rules proposed for hearing and visually impaired | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
RT @TheMABVI: US Dep't of Justice proposal will require theaters to have closed captioning and audio descriptions http://t.co/zIa85ue9i5 #a…
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Assistive Technology: Resource Roundup

Assistive Technology: Resource Roundup | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Discover websites, blogs, articles, and videos that provide information and tools related to understanding, selecting, and assessing assistive technology and accessible instructional materials.
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Golf and robotics meet in Mesquite - St. George Daily Spectrum

Golf and robotics meet in Mesquite - St. George Daily Spectrum | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
The odd mixture of golf and robots combine this week in Mesquite.
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Iron Man Prosthetic Hand Will Make Kids Feel Like Superheroes

Iron Man Prosthetic Hand Will Make Kids Feel Like Superheroes | Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Remember that prosthetic with Wolverine-like claws ? It's got nothing on this Iron Man 3D-printed glove, designed for kids in need of a prosthetic, packed with electronics and other Stark-approved features.
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