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Nonprofit merges hi-tech and high fashion to make clothes for people with disabilities

Nonprofit merges hi-tech and high fashion to make clothes for people with disabilities | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
Open Style Lab uses design and technology to make clothes accessible for people with disabilities.
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Set Smart Bulb To Blink When Alexa Timer Goes Off (Visual Notification For Deaf People)

Set Smart Bulb To Blink When Alexa Timer Goes Off (Visual Notification For Deaf People) | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
Amazon Echo obviously has many purposes, and one of them happens to be setting timers – whether it’s for laundry, baking something in the oven, reading or for various other activities. …
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Delhi’s Miranda College Gives Its Blind Students ‘Digital Vision’ & Deserves An Applause

Delhi’s Miranda College Gives Its Blind Students ‘Digital Vision’ & Deserves An Applause | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
How many colleges in India can boast of being inclusive and disabled friendly? Well, Delhi's well-known Miranda House college has taken a step in this direction and become a shining example for others to follow
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'See' sounds around you with these eyeglasses for the hard of hearing

'See' sounds around you with these eyeglasses for the hard of hearing | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
These Peri glasses will light up on the edges to indicate where sound is coming from.

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Google launches YouTube series to make Maps more wheelchair-friendly

Google launches YouTube series to make Maps more wheelchair-friendly | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
Following an online petition calling to make Google Maps more disability-friendly, the app is getting a lot friendlier to people in wheelchairs.
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MIT to host workshop on accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in library systems

MIT to host workshop on accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in library systems | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
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Researchers develop technology for self-driving electric wheelchairs

Researchers develop technology for self-driving electric wheelchairs | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
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Can a pair of AirPods and an app hope to replace a hearing aid?

Can a pair of AirPods and an app hope to replace a hearing aid? | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
This app that pairs with AirPods promises to help people with hearing loss.
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Microsoft's Learning Tools For OneNote Improves Reading For Students With Dyslexia - Assistive Technology Blog

Microsoft's Learning Tools For OneNote Improves Reading For Students With Dyslexia - Assistive Technology Blog | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
Learning Tools is a free add-on for OneNote on Windows which helps students with dyslexia improve reading comprehension and speed.
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Octopus by JOY - Training Wheels For Good Habits!

Octopus by JOY - Training Wheels For Good Habits! | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
 

WHAT IS OCTOPUS?

Octopus is the first icon-based watch that empowers kids by teaching good habits and the concept of time.
It's a watch. It gives the time with icons, making it the first clock that young kids can actually read and understand. It links
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This 12-year-old is creating an app for disabled people

This 12-year-old is creating an app for disabled people | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
After seeing a man in a wheelchair struggle to open a heavy door, this boy decided to create something that could really help.
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How Technology Helps the Visually Impaired Go To a Public Washroom On Their Own

How Technology Helps the Visually Impaired Go To a Public Washroom On Their Own | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
Going to the washroom is one of those unavoidable everyday things that most of us don't even think about, but imagine putting a blindfold on and finding your way around an unfamiliar washroom... This is the reality for over 2.2 million UK residents and their families but thanks to a new audio device called RoomMate,…
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Michael Heuberger: Why I created a web form to send emails in sign language

Michael Heuberger: Why I created a web form to send emails in sign language | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
At weekends we post the most popular articles from our archive. Have you ever seen a web contact form where you can ask in Sign Language right away and send that? Or an email with a business propos…
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Break down disability barriers to spur growth and innovation

Break down disability barriers to spur growth and innovation | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
Inventive solutions to an impairment lead to advances in science and technology
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This 3D-printed robotic arm is built for sign language

This 3D-printed robotic arm is built for sign language | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
While we usually see robotics applied to industrial or research applications, there are plenty of ways they could help in everyday life as well: an autonomous..
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Mom and Former Police Officer Creates App to Help Police Interact With People on the Spectrum

Mom and Former Police Officer Creates App to Help Police Interact With People on the Spectrum | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
Former police officer and mother to a child on the autism spectrum, Stephanie Cooper created AutismTalk App -- an interactive communication app that helps first responders communicate with people on the autism spectrum.

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Report of the UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older people - EUROPEAN INNOVATION PARTNERSHIP - European Commission

Report of the UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older people - EUROPEAN INNOVATION PARTNERSHIP - European Commission | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
The present report is submitted by the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, pursuant to H
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While the report is focus on the needs of older people, there is relevance to persons with disabilities.
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Google introduces new accessibility features with the release of Android 9.0 Oreo

Google introduces new accessibility features with the release of Android 9.0 Oreo | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
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Samsung Launches AR Service That Will Help The Legally-Blind See

Samsung Launches AR Service That Will Help The Legally-Blind See | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
From their incubator, company launches what could be a life-changing app.
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Microsoft Learning Tools in Office Lens, Word Desktop and Word Online - YouTube

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Robot suit helps children with cerebral palsy to walk better

Robot suit helps children with cerebral palsy to walk better | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
Half of children with cerebral palsy lose the ability to walk by adulthood. A new exoskeleton may improve their walking more than corrective surgery
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There's an AR Headset for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired

There's an AR Headset for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
Greta & Starks specializes in developing tech for hearing or vision impaired persons. Their new deaf-friendly headset is called "Starts AR."
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Park board rolls out beach accessibility mats

Park board rolls out beach accessibility mats | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
Vancouver Park Board this week rolled out the city’s first accessibility mat at English Bay. The Mobi-Mat makes it possible for people with walkers, wheelchairs and scooters to make their way down onto the beach.
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Self-Driving Wheelchairs Debut in Hospitals and Airports

Self-Driving Wheelchairs Debut in Hospitals and Airports | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
The autonomous vehicles sense positions, select routes, and stop for obstacles
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CTU to implement new technology to help people with hearing disabilities communicate

CTU to implement new technology to help people with hearing disabilities communicate | Technology for Good | Scoop.it
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