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Technological solutions for older people: Challenges and opportunities - HelpAge International (blog)

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Technological solutions for older people: Challenges and opportunities
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Technological innovations in the forms of medical and assistive devices are essential in contemporary healthcare systems.
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New smartphone app to boost interaction skills in children with autism | Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments

New smartphone app to boost interaction skills in children with autism | Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY: Built on the fundamental principles of applied behavior analysis aka ABA, Social Talks makes it easier for young learners to gradu...
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Galaxy S 4 Goes Multilingual With Instant Translator Feature

Galaxy S 4 Goes Multilingual With Instant Translator Feature | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
Samsung's latest Galaxy S phone just got a bit more worldly with a new instant language translator feature.

International travelers can put away the pocket bilingual dictionaries. Packaged along with Thursday's glitz announcing Samsung's new Galaxy S 4 smartphone was an instant translator function.

The Galaxy S 4 includes Samsung's "S Translator" feature, which lets you instantly translate your email or text messages, using text or voice translation. The feature can do language translation from both speech-to-text and text-to-speech.

 

 


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Tools for Life

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: #Free Webinar: Helping Teachers Use Assistive Technology Effectively, March 5 http://t.co/8gEyXMAENi #assistivetech” #smokeyroad
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iPads as Assistive Technology: 30+ AAC Apps to Help Children | iPad Academy | Special Educator Technology

iPads as Assistive Technology: 30+ AAC Apps to Help Children | iPad Academy | Special Educator Technology | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
List of AAC iPad apps useful for children with speech and communication disorders. Many have versions for the iPhone and iPod touch. Assistive technology for the iPad.
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Apple's AssistiveTouch Helps the Disabled Use a Smartphone

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Somebody at Apple took the challenges of the disabled seriously enough to write a complete, elegant and thoughtful feature that takes down most of the physical barriers to using an app phone. (Assistive technology news for Smartphones:...
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Inspired Solutions - iOS Devices as Assistive Technology

Inspired Solutions - iOS Devices as Assistive Technology | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
Meet Antoinette Verdone founder of @ImproveAbility, an assistive technology consulting company based in Austin,... http://t.co/yjtuOcbbER
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Assistive technologies are becoming more prevalent for learning disabled

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A guide to assistive technology for the learning disabled. (According to Board of Education director Brant Parker, assistive technology helps "level a playing field for...
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Proofreading Tips: Kindle and Microsoft Word’s Text-to-Speech

Proofreading Tips: Kindle and Microsoft Word’s Text-to-Speech | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
While proofreading one of my blog posts for correct spelling and grammar on my Kindle, I’ve found a helpful little tool. Kindle’s text-to-speech may be under used for the reading of e-books, howeve...
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Patti's Blog - Advocate for Elders, People with Disabilities and Their Families: Assistive Technology Promotes Independence for People in Nursing Facilities

Patti's Blog - Advocate for Elders, People with Disabilities and Their Families: Assistive Technology Promotes Independence for People in Nursing Facilities | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
Excerpt from: Disability Blog (click for full article) Many people with disabilities living in nursing facilities cannot operate a manual wheelchair or communicate through speech.
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Cares, Inc. program loans assistive technology devices - Kennebec Journal

Cares, Inc. program loans assistive technology devices - Kennebec Journal | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
Cares, Inc. program loans assistive technology devices
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Cares, Inc., has announced the availability of assistive technology loan program, which loans assistive technology equipment for 30 days.
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ALS Assistive Technology|iPads open up new world for people with disabilities | #ALSAWARENESS #PARKINSONS

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ALS Assistive Technology Blog by Alisa Brownlee, ATP. Email abrownlee@alsa-national.org.

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AM092 - Assistive Technology for Diabetes

AM092 - Assistive Technology for Diabetes | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
Show Notes Hi folks. Welcome to “Accessibility Minute”, your weekly look at Assisitive Technology—those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility,...
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ALS Assistive Technology: Ex-NFL Player Tweets With His Eyes in Fight Against Disease

ALS Assistive Technology: Ex-NFL Player Tweets With His Eyes in Fight Against Disease | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
RT @ALSAssistiveTec: ALS Assistive Technology: Ex-NFL Player Tweets With His Eyes in Fight Against #ALS http://t.co/wkbW2BUD7w #mnd #aac #eyegaze @TobiiATI #sci
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ATU094 – Able Road (Kevin McGuire) - Assistive Technology at ...

ATU094 – Able Road (Kevin McGuire) - Assistive Technology at ... | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
Podcast: Play in new window | Download 32 Your weekly dose of information that keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of technology designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs.
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Assistive Technology: BarrierBreak - Accessibility & Assistive Technology firm in Mumbai, India

Assistive Technology: BarrierBreak - Accessibility & Assistive Technology firm in Mumbai, India | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
Default Description (Visit @Barrierbreak to make an #e-commerce #website accessible to all including people wid #disabilities & elderly http://t.co/31TFyl0wi1)...
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One handed violinist plays, helps others - CNN.com Video

Disabled musician Adrian Anantawan on how music has helped him and how he is helping others.
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Assistive Technology Promotes Independence for People in Nursing Facilities | Disability.Blog

Assistive Technology Promotes Independence for People in Nursing Facilities | Disability.Blog | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
A blog about the latest disability-related news, information & trends. Disability.Blog features weekly guest bloggers from government agencies and nonprofit organizations.
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Games by Michael Todd | The Assistive Technology Daily

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from the North Carolina Assistive Technology Program. Skip to content. Home · About · ← Stephen Hawking's gestures literally convey the message. Games by Michael Todd. Posted on March 15, 2013 by admin.
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AM094 – Robots as Assistive Technology

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Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads. Indiana's leader in assistive technology and the home of the INDATA Project. Home · About · Clinical Assistive Technology Services · The INDiana Assistive Technology ...
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What you Need to Know about Assistive Technology - Speech Buddy- Speech Therapy with iPads and Educational Technology Tools

What you Need to Know about Assistive Technology - Speech Buddy- Speech Therapy with iPads and Educational Technology Tools | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
Assistive technology may help your child with education. It includes adaptive, assistive and rehabilitative devices that aim to improve the quality of life and educational opportunities for people with physical or cognitive disabilities.
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How to Turn Text to Speech on the iPhone

How to Turn Text to Speech on the iPhone | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
Tweet (How to Turn Text to Speech on the iPhone http://t.co/BV5ulWzhzi #iphone)
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Apps for Students | Dysgraphia & Writing Difficulties - NCLD

Apps for Students | Dysgraphia & Writing Difficulties - NCLD | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
Apps can help students and adults who have learning disabilities like dysgraphia or dyslexia with their written expression. These are LD-friendly.
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Kingwood man blinded in car accident helps others with support group, expo - Your Houston News

Kingwood man blinded in car accident helps others with support group, expo - Your Houston News | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
Kingwood man blinded in car accident helps others with support group, expo Your Houston News Building on the early success, HAVIN is currently in the process of organizing its second indoor expo, scheduled for April 20 – this time featuring...
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Adaptive ski project gives people with disabilities a new chance to participate - University of Wisconsin-Madison

Adaptive ski project gives people with disabilities a new chance to participate - University of Wisconsin-Madison | Assistive Technology in Use | Scoop.it
University of Wisconsin-Madison Adaptive ski project gives people with disabilities a new chance to participate University of Wisconsin-Madison Martin incorporated Becker's request as a project for engineering students in his assistive and...
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