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Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 10 - Drag and Drop - Coolfields Consulting

Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 10 - Drag and Drop - Coolfields Consulting | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Sometimes you need drag and drop functionality on a website, or on your computer. But how do you do drag and drop with Dragon NaturallySpeaking? I'll show you.
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The Chairless Chair, an invisible chair that you can wear

The Chairless Chair, an invisible chair that you can wear | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
It's like a chair that isn't there, but magically appears whenever you need it. It's called the Chairless Chair and you wear it on your legs like an exoskeleton.
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This Stylish Jewelry Could Keep You Safe

This Stylish Jewelry Could Keep You Safe | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Though the language used in its commercial smacks of “so simple, even a woman can understand it,” I must admit that the Cuff is a pretty cool invention. It’s a little chip (or “tiny device with technology inside,” as the commercial puts it) worn in a piece of jew
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The ITU Blo Abou Contributor Mainstreaming Accessibility: Deafblindness, Assistive Technology and Advocacy

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Demo of the FitBit Flex (exercise band) with the iPhone Using VoiceOver

Demo of the FitBit Flex (exercise band) with the iPhone Using VoiceOver | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
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Sample phone setup options for different users.

Sample phone setup options for different users. | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
On the following pages, I have put together some sample sets of apps and settings which should work well for several different fairly broad user groups. As always these will not be ideal for everyo...
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Revel Systems Launches New iPad POS Accessibility Bundle for the Visually Impaired

Revel Systems Launches New iPad POS Accessibility Bundle for the Visually Impaired | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
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Walker with Kinect Sensor Helps Seniors to Prevent Accidents | EMDT - European Medical Device Technology

Walker with Kinect Sensor Helps Seniors to Prevent Accidents | EMDT - European Medical Device Technology | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
European Medical Device Technology (EMDT) combines in-depth technical articles focusing on medical device materials issues, design breakthroughs, manufacturing processes and regulation European medical device manufacturers.
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Adaptech Research Network | Database of Free & Inexpensive Computer Technologies

Adaptech Research Network | Database of Free & Inexpensive Computer Technologies | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
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TabTimer, Reminders, Timers, Vibrating Watches, Pill Dispensers

TabTimer, Reminders, Timers, Vibrating Watches, Pill Dispensers | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
TabTimer Reminders: timers, pill boxes, medication reminders, vibrating watches, vibrating and talking clocks - to help keep people on-time.
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Quick Tip: A Workaround for the Bluetooth Keyboard Problem Introduced in iOS 7.1 | AppleVis

In this podcast, David Woodbridge briefly discusses the bug introduced in iOS 7.1 which causes problems for VoiceOver users when trying to use a Bluetooth keyboard. He then describes a temporary workaround which should improve things somewhat until Apple fixes the bug.
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Airport Travel Tips

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Smartwatches for Real People, Not Geeks

Smartwatches for Real People, Not Geeks | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Every smartwatch that's been released over the last 15 months has been comprehensively lackluster. But that’s all about to change. Here's why.
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What Happens in the Brain When Blind People Learn to See With Sound - Wired Science

What Happens in the Brain When Blind People Learn to See With Sound - Wired Science | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Deprived of sight, blind people manage to squeeze an amazing amount of information out of their other senses. Doing this requires their brains to do some reorganizing. To learn about some of these changes, scientists studied the brains of blind people ...
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The Advantages of Dyslexia

The Advantages of Dyslexia | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
With reading difficulties can come other cognitive strengths
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Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 10 - Drag and Drop - Coolfields Consulting

Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 10 - Drag and Drop - Coolfields Consulting | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Sometimes you need drag and drop functionality on a website, or on your computer. But how do you do drag and drop with Dragon NaturallySpeaking? I'll show you.
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High-tech items giving deaf-blind online access

SANDS POINT, N.Y. — Tanisha Verdejo loves to surf the Internet for shopping deals. She chats on Facebook, learns about new recipes and enjoys sending
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Get the Picture | This blog is a follow-up to the book Get the Picture: Viewing the World with the iPhone Camera.

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Chrome Toolbox

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How to Access the Undo and Redo Buttons on the iPad and iPhone | The iPad Guide

How to Access the Undo and Redo Buttons on the iPad and iPhone | The iPad Guide | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it

"New iOS users may not realize that both the iPad and iPhone feature "undo" and "redo" text options. The undo and redo buttons on the iPad are quite easy to access, while the process of undoing and redoing text on the iPhone is kind of silly."


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Older Adults and Technology Use

Older Adults and Technology Use | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
America’s seniors have historically been late adopters to the world of technology compared to their younger compatriots, but their movement into digital life continues to deepen, according to newly released data from the Pew Research Center. In this report, we take advantage of a particularly large survey to conduct a unique exploration not only of technology use between Americans ages 65 or older and the rest of the population, but within the senior population as well.
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“Virtual Cane” for the Blind, Powered by Arduino and Android

“Virtual Cane” for the Blind, Powered by Arduino and Android | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
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When used by a blind individual, this device will replace the traditional White Cane. Furthermore, the device acts as a personal assistant,
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3D Systems Provides Students With Disabilities Access to 3D Printing for Assistive Devices

http://www.menafn.com/b239deb1-94ca-4d7d-a152-7a5633660b1d/Photo-Release-3D-Systems-Provides-Students-With-Disabilities-Access-to-3D-Printing-for-Assistive-Devices?src=main

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7-128 Software - Top 25 Sites for Gamers who are Blind - 2014

7-128 Software offers computer games that entertain with content. They are family friendly, non-violent games that are easy to play. They are playable in limited amounts of time, are inexpensive or FREE, run on older computers and are accessible.
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Access for all: meet the organisations and developers supporting disabled players | Features | Edge Online

Access for all: meet the organisations and developers supporting disabled players | Features | Edge Online | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
AbleGamers' Game Accessibility Lab at 2012's Abilities Expo in Chicago. Image credit. Carlos Vasquez can hold his own against the very best Mortal Komb
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sitecues by Ai Squared

sitecues by Ai Squared | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
sitecues by Ai Squared is an assistive technology that builds zoom and speech into websites.
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