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Bridging the App: Technology helping kids overcome learning disabilities - WEAU-TV 13

Bridging the App: Technology helping kids overcome learning disabilities - WEAU-TV 13 | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Bridging the App: Technology helping kids overcome learning disabilitiesWEAU-TV 13It's a much cheaper and sleeker option to old assistive technology systems that made students stand out and cost thousands of dollars.
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Technology Gives Comedian with Cerebral Palsy a Voice

Technology Gives Comedian with Cerebral Palsy a Voice | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
At first the laughs are, perhaps understandably, nervous. But then Lee Ridley is far from a conventional stand-up comic.
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ALS Assistive Technology: A Go-Anywhere Tankchair

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ALS Assistive Technology Blog run by Alisa Brownlee, ATP. Email abrownlee@alsa-national.org. This blog offers recent articles and web information on assistive technology that can impact and improve the quality of life for ...
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Vocalyze reads the content of websites to you - Home

Vocalyze reads the content of websites to you - Home | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Vocalyze is a mobile news radio experience that can be personalized to read news about anything at all...

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FCTD | Assistive Technology 101

FCTD | Assistive Technology 101 | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
A fact sheet introducing the basics of AT. (Great Resource!
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Hearing Aid Reviews: Bluetooth Pros and Cons | PeopleHearingBetter

Hearing Aid Reviews: Bluetooth Pros and Cons | PeopleHearingBetter | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Bluetooth technology is the most recent advance in hearing aids. It is a way to send digital information wirelessly over short distances. Bluetooth technology works to allow two hearing aids to wirelessly communicate with each ...
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Assistive robotic help gains acceptance in homes - EE Times India

Assistive robotic help gains acceptance in homes - EE Times India | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it

A study by Georgia Tech researchers released this week found growing acceptance of "assistive robotic" help over human assistance for performing routine but taxing chores...

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Bookshare Seeks Parents Memberships to Bridge School-to-Home ...

Bookshare Seeks Parents Memberships to Bridge School-to-Home ... | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Bookshare seeks parents to help expand reading at home.
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Kent ISD Assistive Technology / FrontPage

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Kent ISD Assistive Technology / FrontPage: http://t.co/lWpQpwhs...
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Assistive Technology for People With Disabilities

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National newsmagazine committed to enhancing the entire social work profession by exploring its difficult issues, new challenges, and current successes.
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Two Things Service Dogs Can Do that Assistive Technology Cannot (with a side note on brain injury)

Two Things Service Dogs Can Do that Assistive Technology Cannot (with a side note on brain injury) | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
I’m having that feeling again. That feeling of being in a partnership. Of having a service dog I can rely on. It’s been three years since I last had that feeling, and boy, am I happy it... (@OHCircuitRider @tomgabbay @spencerahoyt TYVM!
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WEEKEND EXTRA: Decisions endless when it’s hard to hear

WEEKEND EXTRA: Decisions endless when it’s hard to hear | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
At 65, Abi Rezai is part of a growing market that hearing aid companies want to cultivate — baby boomers who find it tricky to follow conversations, particularly in a noisy room, and don’t want to sit out the party.
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Assistive Technology Blog: Assistive Touch Improvements in iOS 6

Assistive Technology Blog: Assistive Touch Improvements in iOS 6 | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Learn about assistive technology for people with reading disabilities, low vision, blindness and other disabilities that make reading, writing and other tasks difficult. Written by someone who uses assistive technology to read ...
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How To Enable Assistive Touch For iPhone 4S

Here's a step-by-step guide on how to enable the Assistive Touch iPhone 4S. Assistive Touch for devices like iPhone 4S helps to prolong the life of your Home...
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FCC requests comments on review of hearing aid compatibility rules ...

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is requesting comments from the public on its rules on hearing aid compatibility of wireless handsets. Since requesting comments in December 2010, technologies and ...
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Assistive Technology: Livescribe SKY WiFi Pen Comes to the Rescue

It has been a long and tough week since our power went out last week due to Hurricane Sandy. My wife and I have been staying with family members who have had their power restored which can be a little disorienting- ...
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5 Scholarships for Students With Learning Disabilities - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

5 Scholarships for Students With Learning Disabilities - U.S. News & World Report (blog) | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
U.S. News & World Report (blog)5 Scholarships for Students With Learning DisabilitiesU.S. News & World Report (blog)Note: Many scholarship providers, like the first two below, do not include ADHD as a specific disability on its own.
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Paper Vs. Screen—Does It Matter Anymore?

Paper Vs. Screen—Does It Matter Anymore? | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
A recently released Pew Research study shows that young people (age 16-29) are reading more than many people think they are, and that much of what they read nowadays is on a screen rather than on paper.
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EBenefits Web portal helps veterans and their families - TheNewsTribune.com

EBenefits Web portal helps veterans and their families - TheNewsTribune.com | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
EBenefits Web portal helps veterans and their familiesTheNewsTribune.comConceived in the wake of the Walter Reed scandal as a way for wounded warriors and their families to understand and access benefits, the “eBenefits” web portal has become an online...
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Leapfrog Assistive Walker

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Individual Honor's Thesis Project2006, 8 monthsRehabilitative needs of Cerebral Palsied kids are poorly met by existing walkers.Leapfrog walker invents an elegant mechanical solution for automatic transformation between sit & stand modes, thereby...
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How to activate sound in Windows Safe Mode

There is a question that comes up fairly often among screen reader users of how can they use their screen reader in Windows Safe Mode. By default Safe Mode does not load sound drivers needed by screen readers.
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AAC apps for adults in healthcare settings – what is out there? | The Spectronics Blog | iPads for AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication)

AAC apps for adults in healthcare settings – what is out there?  | The Spectronics Blog | iPads for AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
The Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) apps appropriate for people in healthcare settings are released frequently and are constantly changing. As with apps suitable for any of the people...
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Insurers offer new programs to help disabled return to work - Washington Post

Insurers offer new programs to help disabled return to work - Washington Post | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Insurers offer new programs to help disabled return to workWashington PostBut that was before his disability insurance carrier, Cigna, informed him of a road race that teams people with disabilities with volunteer runners who encourage and support...
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Using Assistive Technology to Support Writing

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Using Assistive Technology to Support Writing: http://t.co/esoHWZNR...
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Augmentative Communication and Early Intervention: Myths and Realities - AutismBeacon

Augmentative Communication and Early Intervention: Myths and Realities - AutismBeacon | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Many decision-makers for people on the Autism Spectrum, including parents, therapists and teachers, often avoid the use of Augmenative Communication, erroneously believing it can delay or impede the development of spoken language.
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