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How Copyright Law Keeps E-Books Inaccessible for People With Disabilities

Recently, the White House made about 114,000 new friends by agreeing that it should be legal to unlock your cellphone.

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They just keep fighting it and fighting it...

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15 Apps to Help Students with Dyslexia & Reading Difficulties - NCLD

15 Apps to Help Students with Dyslexia & Reading Difficulties - NCLD | Disability Cool | Scoop.it

Reading is the area in which students with dyslexia struggle the most. Luckily, there are mobile apps that can help with functions like text-to-speech and translation.


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Luix Vargas's curator insight, August 6, 2013 4:28 PM

Lo que hubiera dado yo por una de estas apps cuando era niño; lástima que en ese entonces sólo daban coscorrones en estos casos

Beth Panitz, Ed.D.'s curator insight, August 7, 2013 4:28 PM

An easy-to-read table of apps. Includes links and descriptions.

Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, August 8, 2013 10:45 PM

Great appps to help!

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AMC Theatres wants to hire people with autism

Kansas business leaders meet to discuss hiring people with disabilities
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The movie chain also offers Saturday showings of films for kids with autism and their siblings. Now if only they would caption the movies for Deaf people...

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iOS 7 includes the ability to control your iPhone or iPad using head movements [video]

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Discovered by an anonymous tipster, iOS 7's "Accessibility" section now includes a feature that allows you to control your iPhone or iPad with left or right head movements. We've tested this oursel...

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The Most Inspiring Use For Google Glass We've Seen So Far

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Penicillin, X-rays, Viagra: Some of man's greatest discoveries were made by accident.

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Γιώργος Παπαναστασίου's curator insight, August 14, 2013 9:50 AM

"...a tool that could help autistic users identify facial cues in real time."