Assistive Technology

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First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

AMI Embeds Assistive Technology in Online Media Player

Canadian specialty channel operator Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) has launched a new online media player with feature and functions for enhanced accessibility.The AMI-player provides programming content that includes open described video, eliminating the ... [Published Mediacaster - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Contest seeks tech innovations

Wednesday 29th October 2014Designers and entrepreneurs are being invited to develop the next generation of products that will make a difference to people with a long-term illness or disability.Innovation foundation Nesta has teamed up with the Office ... [Published Media Trust - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft makes €1.3m software donation to Enable Ireland

Graduates Hilary Cotter and Sarah Gavra Boland with explorer Mark Pollock at the graduation ceremony for Enable Ireland’s Assistive Technology training programmeMicrosoft has made a software donation worth €1.3m to Enable Ireland, bringing the total value ... [Published Business & Leadership - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Robot fair

A researcher controls a robot which helps the disabled at the "2014 Korea Assistive Technology Device Fair" held at The aT Center in southern Seoul, Monday./ Yonhap1. Anti-NK leaflets could disrupt high-level talks2. 'Sex-toy art' by US artist Paul McCarthy ... [Published Korea Times - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

High Tech Workshop In Owensboro

Posted On October 27, 2014Share This:(Owensboro, KY) — A two-day workshop is being hosted by Wendell Foster’s Campus for Developmental Disabilities. The course on Assistive Technology 101 is designed for educators, service providers, speech and occupational ... [Published EagleCountryOnline.com - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Assistive Technology: Resource Roundup | Edutopia

Discover websites, blogs, articles, and videos that provide information and tools related to understanding, selecting, and assessing assistive technology and accessible instructional materials. Originally Published: December 9, 2013 | Updated: October ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Toolkit available for voters with disabilities

by Ken QuintanillaGuam - Your voice is your vote - and in order to ensure everyone has an easier voting experience, a low-cost, low-tech tool kit will be available come Election Day. The Guam Legal Services Disabilities Law Center wants to make the voting ... [Published Kuam News 8 - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Job Fair Helps People With Disabilities

There's a job fair next week for job seekers with disabilities and for employers interested in hiring them.Artist Michael Simmons is visually impaired. Above is one of his paintings. It and other paintings of his will be at the job fair.He and Michelle ... [Published WWNY TV 7 - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Assistive Technology of Alaska returns to Homer Oct. 31

Margaret Cisco of Assistive Technology of Alaska will be coming back to Homer Oct. 31 and is scheduling appointments with people who experience vision and-or hearing loss and will be demonstrating assistive equipment that could make their everyday life ... [Published Homer News - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Kentucky Assistive Technology Network collecting used hearing aids to be refurbished and reused

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- It may sound too good to be true, but a local organization plans to help hundreds of people with hearing loss in Kentucky.The organization is collecting used hearing aids. The plan is to clean and refurbish the hearing devices ... [Published Fox41.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

hearing devices

http://www.hearworldusa.com/The Leader in Hearing Assistive Technology. Operated by consultants and service technicians who have more than 25 years of direct experience in providing deaf, hearing-impaired and hard of hearing consumers with assistive ... [Published StreetFire Video Network - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Assistive technology pricing: is it fair and reasonable?

Concerns about the price of assistive technology products (AT, also known as aids and equipment) arise regularly in public policy discourse and the media. These papers present the available evidence and essential contextual information regarding AT pricing ... [Published Australian Policy Online - Oct 03 2014]

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...AMI-player and ultimately help further our mandate of making accessible media for all Canadians," said David Errington, President and CEO of AMI. "More and more, people are turning to on demand formats as a preferred method of consuming television content. Our audience is no exception and delivering this experience in an accessible format is paramount."
- Social Impact (Greece) — $20,000 — "offers engaging & effective learning experiences for children with  learning disabilities  like autism via personalised Kinect games."

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MIT startups win big at MassChallenge [Published Noodls - 2 hours ago]
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AMI Embeds Assistive Technology in Online Media... [Published Mediacaster - 23 hours ago]
State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Names Califor... [Published Monrovia Weekly - Oct 30 2014]
Purpose Prize Winner Helps The Blind Get Hired [Published Forbes.com - Oct 30 2014]
MassChallenge Celebrates Deval Patrick’s Influe... [Published boston.com - Oct 30 2014]
MassChallenge Just Gave $1.75M to Startups (Ful... [Published Bostinno - Oct 30 2014]
Microsoft makes €1.3m software donation to Enab... [Published Business & Leadership - Oct 29 2014]
Contest seeks tech innovations [Published Media Trust - Oct 29 2014]
Audiology Associates Celebrates 30 Years of Bri... [Published PRWeb - Oct 29 2014]
With distinction: GTEC honours government ICT [Published Canadian Government Executive - Oct 28 2014]
High Tech Workshop In Owensboro [Published EagleCountryOnline.com - Oct 27 2014]
Assistive Technology: Resource Roundup | Edutopia [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 27 2014]
Robot fair [Published Korea Times - Oct 27 2014]
• MARK YOUR CALENDAR • [Published Roxbury Register - Oct 24 2014]
Toolkit available for voters with disabilities [Published Kuam News 8 - Oct 24 2014]
Job Fair Helps People With Disabilities [Published WWNY TV 7 - Oct 23 2014]
Assistive Technology of Alaska returns to Homer... [Published Homer News - Oct 23 2014]
Kentucky Assistive Technology Network collectin... [Published Fox41.com - Oct 23 2014]
User Satisfaction with Orthotic Devices and Ser... [Published Plosone.org - Oct 22 2014]
National Disability Employment Awareness Month [Published Marianas Variety - Oct 21 2014]
MoE works to develop special education [Published Muscat Daily - Oct 21 2014]
hearing devices [Published StreetFire Video Network - Oct 21 2014]
Employment conference for people with disabilit... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Oct 21 2014]
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MIT startups win big at MassChallenge [Published MIT News feed - 3 hours ago]
On Wednesday night, 12 MIT-affiliated startups that participated in this year’s MassChallenge , the world’s largest startup accelerator, took home top prizes — ranging from $10,000 to $100,000 — from the program’s annual awards ceremony. This year, ...
Assistive Technology for People with Paralysis [Published DisabilityLiving.ca - Sep 12 2014]
People who live with paralysis can find apps which allow them to enjoy various comforts and conveniences. The Christopher Reeve Foundation has placed an organized list on its website of apps for people with mobility impairments: http://bit.ly/1pX0Fvg. ...
Continuing the legacy: Assistive technologies a... [Published MIT News feed - Sep 10 2014]
The late professor Seth Teller created 6.811 (Principles and Practices in Assistive Technologies, or PPAT) in the fall of 2011. Through his extensive experience developing assistive technologies (AT) at MIT, his compassion for making technology available ...
Singaporean Lawyer at Work with Assistive Techn... [Published TechNet Blogs - Aug 21 2014]
Since being diagnosed with peroneal muscular atrophy at age 15, corporate lawyer and newly appointed Nominated Member of Parliament Chia Yong Yong’s nervous and muscular disorder has degenerated, causing her to rely on a wheelchair and other forms ...
New Senior Tech Insider Website Covers Wearable... [Published EON Consumer - Aug 18 2014]
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Senior Tech Insider is a new website that covers wearable assistive technology to help seniors age in place, live longer, more rewarding, and independent lives, and enjoy their golden years. ...
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