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A look at technology for home, school, and work that improves the lives of people with disabilities.
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Snap&Read | Don Johnston Assistive Technology

Snap&Read | Don Johnston Assistive Technology | Assistive Technology for All | Scoop.it
Snap&Read is a simple one-button toolbar that reads any text on screen in any application, it pulls text out of Flash websites, MS Word docs, PDFs, webpages, and even images, if it looks like text Snap&Read will read it.
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Vodafone Foundation Smart Accessibility Awards winners 2011

Vodafone Foundation Smart Accessibility Awards winners 2011...
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apps4Stages - home

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Welcome to the Apps for Stages© Recommendations Wiki! ... With permission from Stages© publisher, this wiki organizes recommendations for mobile device apps from a developmental perspective and offers rationale for each recommendation that is supported by features or design found within the app.

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This is a great way to organize apps~ I have shared this with many of my special ed. teachers .
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Accessing Higher Ground - Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference - Home Page

Accessing Higher Ground - Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference - Home Page | Assistive Technology for All | Scoop.it

14th Annual Accessing Higher Ground: Accessible Media, Web & Technology Conference; for Higher Education, Business and the Public Sphere...." November 14-18, 2011. 

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ATIA 2011 Chicago - Assistive Technology Industry Association

ATIA 2011 Chicago - Assistive Technology Industry Association | Assistive Technology for All | Scoop.it

ATIA 2011 Chicago conference - November 3-5.

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For blind New Yorkers, a different, and complex, relationship with technology | Capital New York

For blind New Yorkers, a different, and complex, relationship with technology | Capital New York | Assistive Technology for All | Scoop.it
Smart-phones, tablets and other technology is now being used by the blind in ways that haven't always been thought of by their makers.
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NCD to host "virtual job fair" as part of online release of digital inclusion report: National Council on Disability

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IOS Features Voice Recognition, Hearing Aid Software

IOS Features Voice Recognition, Hearing Aid Software | Assistive Technology for All | Scoop.it
Apple's new iOS 5 software may expand speech recognition and include a hearing aid mode, according to developers, showing the company continues to add functionality and improve the device as its fall release date nears.
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Avatalker™ AAC | Augmentative and Alternative Communication Software

Avatalker™ AAC | Augmentative and Alternative Communication Software | Assistive Technology for All | Scoop.it
New AAC app for iOS coming to iTunes this fall.
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IDEAL Group's Android Accessibility Project

IDEAL Group's Android Accessibility Project | Assistive Technology for All | Scoop.it
Learn more about Android Accessibility Project developed to help wireless service providers assist their Android smartphone customers.
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Assistive Technology Oral History Project › University of Connecticut

Assistive Technology Oral History Project › University of Connecticut | Assistive Technology for All | Scoop.it
Listen to podcasts or watch videos of pioneers in the field of assistive technology.
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Scientists Developing Technology to Help Children with Disabilities Draw | BlazeSports

Scientists Developing Technology to Help Children with Disabilities Draw | BlazeSports | Assistive Technology for All | Scoop.it
Scientists develop #technology to help #children with #disabilities draw: http://ow.ly/5RqTB #a11y #AxS #accessibility #a11y http://ow....
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Vocalyze reads the content of websites to you - Home

Vocalyze reads the content of websites to you - Home | Assistive Technology for All | Scoop.it
Vocalyze is a mobile news radio experience that can be personalized to read news about anything at all...
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Big Grips Frame - The iPad Case for Kids

Big Grips Frame - The iPad Case for Kids | Assistive Technology for All | Scoop.it

This isn't Assistive Technology per se but it will protect your iPad from falls. It's easy to grip, squishy and just plain fun.

 

"Big Grips Frame is a protective iPad case made for kids. It's big, squishy, easy to grab, comfortable to hold, and very grip-able."

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App Store - Autism 5-Point Scale EP

App Store - Autism 5-Point Scale EP | Assistive Technology for All | Scoop.it

New FREE app on iTunes for students with ASD. The app uses 5-Point scale to help students understand social interactions and learn how to control emotional responses during an emergency. Customize the app using personal photos and audio messages. This app was developed by the Autism Society of Minnesota.

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Annual Conference | Closing The Gap

Closing the Gap - Assistive Technology in Special Education conference - October 12-14, 2011

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Closing the Gap- assistive tech conference. looks like some interesting topics will be covered. The conference is Oct 13-14 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington - Minneapolis South

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AT Minute - Intel Reader

Learn the basics about the Intel Reader, an assistive technology device that converts text to speech.
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Using technology to give people with autism a voice.

Using technology to give people with autism a voice. | Assistive Technology for All | Scoop.it
More children will be diagnosed with autism this year than AIDS, cancer and diabetes combined. For many, touch technology computers have helped open up a new world of hope.
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TouchChat™ Suite for iPod/iPhone/iPad - Silver Kite - The Assistive Technology Solution Center

TouchChat™ Suite for iPod/iPhone/iPad - Silver Kite - The Assistive Technology Solution Center | Assistive Technology for All | Scoop.it
Silver Kite provides high quality assistive technology solutions to people with adaptive living needs.
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Department Awards $1.2 Million to 11 Small Businesses to Develop Technology for People with Disabilities | U.S. Department of Education

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NASA MathTrax Homepage

MathTrax is a free (accessible) graphing tool for middle school and high school students to graph equations, physics simulations or plot data files.

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EyeWriter Initiative

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The EyeWriter is an ongoing collaborative research effort to empower people, who are suffering from ALS, with creative technologies.
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