Assistive Technology

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Name: Assistive Technology
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Health Notes: Fund Offers Financial Help For People With Disabilities To Purchase Assistive Technology Devices

A local charity that helps people with disabilities acquire assistive technology devices is accepting applications for assistance.The Gerald “Jerry” Vogel Assistive Technology Fund helps persons with disabilities and health conditions who live in Jefferson, ... [Published Lawrence Journal-World - 4 hours ago]
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K-Loan program offered at Assistive Technology in Parsons

NEWS RELEASE FROM K-LOANParsons, Ks – K-Loan is a new Alternative Finance program offered through Assistive Technology for Kansans (ATK), the statewide assistive technology program, coordinated by the University of Kansas. K-Loan was established and is ... [Published FOX 14 TV - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Sanders joins race for Dist. 7 commissioner

Julie Sanders(Submitted photo) Julie Wells Sanders has announced her candidacy for a seventh district seat on Bedford County Board of Commissioners in the May 6 Republican primary.Wells is rehab director for Horizon Health and Rehab and United Regional ... [Published Shelbyville Times-Gazette - 7 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

INDATA Project participates in assistive Technology Expo

Story Posted: 04/14/2014The INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads is participating in the upcoming Assistive Technology Expo in Carmel, presented by the PATINS Project.This expo, “Preview Assistive and Adaptive Technologies and Software,” takes place ... [Published Chicago Crusader - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY AND RESOURCE FAIR FOR THE BLIND AND…

What is the only Long Island event where people can learn about assistivetechnology and other daily living resources that enable them to liveindependent and productive lives? It’s the “See For Yourself 2014 AssistiveTechnology and Resource Fair for People ... [Published Westhampton-Hampton Bays Patch - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

GNOME's Orca 3.12.1 Arrives with Important Updates

Orca, a free, open-source, flexible, and extensible screen reader that provides access to the graphical desktop via speech and refreshable Braille, is now at version 3.12.1.According to the developers, Orca works with applications and toolkits that support ... [Published Softpedia - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Assistive Technology

Wapakoneta, Ohio -Area teachers, parents and administrators gathered in Wapakoneta on Monday for the 5th Annual Vendor Fair. The vendor fair shows how technology can be used to eliminate barriers created by a disability.The technology showcased helps ... [Published Your HomeTown Lima Stations - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Public gets its turn to discuss Louisiana budget

BATON ROUGE, La. — Two women whose daughters were killed in traffic accidents pleaded with lawmakers Monday to spend more on cable median barriers that could have prevented the fatal collisions.Tammy Willson and Kelly Hatfield, two mothers from northwest ... [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Old Computers Find New Life in Hands of Children with Disabilities

It might seem as though you're buying a new laptop every few years, and just when you do, something newer and better comes out.Even older laptops can be useful, though, and some outdated computers in Tinley Park are being refurbished for use by children ... [Published Tinley Park Patch - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation counseling staffers participate in Guam conference

00:00 View Comments(Press Release) — The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation or OVR sent two vocational rehabilitation counselor aides — Tomeko Olaitiman and Mr. John Cabrera — three vocational rehabilitation counselors — Rose Ichiuo, Jiana ... [Published Marianas Variety - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Old technology being put to good use

April 12, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- It may seem like as soon as you shell out the cash for a new computer or tablet, something new comes out and yours is already outdated.But sometimes even the oldest technology can still be put to good use and in southwest ... [Published WLS Chicago - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

New app helps students with special needs | eSchool News

Assistive technology app helps students with special needs communicate“I want chicken nuggets.”Those were the first words Cassie Banda-Garcia’s parents Jojo and Sofia Garcia could clearly hear her say.“The first thing she said was ‘I want chicken nuggets,’ ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 10 2014]

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"As a lifelong resident of Bedford County," she said, "I have always wanted to give back to my community by serving in local government."
"They are proven to save lives. We need them anywhere we can get them" Hatfield said
"Just 'cause a computer may be too old doesn't mean that the memory can't be used, or the power cord can't be re-used or the keyboard or a mouse" Greg Grill, of Assistive Technology Exchange Network, told ABC7
"They have lead and a lot of bad metals," said Mark Liszeo. "They have acids and everything in the battery and lithium-ions for all your batteries now for cell phones. If that gets into your trash, you just throw it away, it'll end up seeping into your groundwater that we drink. So, we're poisoning ourselves by not taking this material out of that cycle."

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Health Notes: Fund Offers Financial Help For Pe... [Published Lawrence Journal-World - 4 hours ago]
K-Loan program offered at Assistive Technology ... [Published FOX 14 TV - 4 hours ago]
Sanders joins race for Dist. 7 commissioner [Published Shelbyville Times-Gazette - 7 hours ago]
INDATA Project participates in assistive Techno... [Published Chicago Crusader - 20 hours ago]
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY AND RESOURCE FAIR FOR THE ... [Published Westhampton-Hampton Bays Patch - Apr 15 2014]
GNOME's Orca 3.12.1 Arrives with Important Updates [Published Softpedia - Apr 15 2014]
Ex-ball player, moms plead with lawmakers [Published The Advocate - Apr 15 2014]
Assistive Technology [Published Your HomeTown Lima Stations - Apr 14 2014]
Public gets its turn to discuss Louisiana budget [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Apr 14 2014]
Disabled fitness instructor supports disabled g... [Published MyNewsDesk - Apr 14 2014]
Old Computers Find New Life in Hands of Childre... [Published Tinley Park Patch - Apr 14 2014]
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation counseling ... [Published Marianas Variety - Apr 13 2014]
Old technology being put to good use [Published WLS Chicago - Apr 13 2014]
Tiger Mothers need not apply [Published Examiner.com - Apr 12 2014]
Seeing cheque, hearing voices [Published Cornwall Standard-Freeholder - Apr 11 2014]
Aspire gives out its Annual Awards for Voluntee... [Published MyNewsDesk - Apr 11 2014]
New app helps students with special needs | eSc... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 10 2014]
New app helps students with special needs [Published eSchool News - Apr 10 2014]
Home help [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
Study Examines Environmental, Personal Factors ... [Published O&P Edge - Apr 09 2014]
It’s time assistive technology played a greater... [Published Learning Disability Today - Apr 09 2014]
Inclusive Technology Ltd named finalist in US C... [Published eSchool News - Apr 09 2014]
'Grant cuts will hurt disabled students', BATA ... [Published Merlin John Online - Apr 09 2014]
Just Like the Real Thing [Published Advance for Occupational Therapy Practitioners - Apr 09 2014]
The 2014 Rod Stuart Memorial Award: PEAK and PLUK [Published Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network - Apr 07 2014]
Technology to Care: Five-year UK strategy to em... [Published Communitycare.co.uk - Apr 07 2014]
HMC observes World Down Syndrome Day with patie... [Published Qatar is Booming - Apr 05 2014]
Assistive Technology for Seniors comes to Oahu [Published Free Press Release - Apr 05 2014]
Voorhees student recognized by National Society... [Published Somerset Reporter - Apr 05 2014]
Students Of IIT Patna Build Smartphone For Visu... [Published EFYTimes.com - Apr 04 2014]
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Tobii Technology AB: Speak Up, Be Heard: Tobii ... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Mar 25 2014]
STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Tobii Assistive Technology, a division of the Tobii group, the global market leader in eye tracking, launches the Tobii M-Series, a highly-portable speech generating device, especially suited for active, nonverbal individuals ...
Beamz Interactive, Inc. Signs Strategic Distrib... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Feb 25 2014]
Strategic Partnership to Combine Tobii's Renowned Eye Tracking Technology With Beamz Interactive Music Technology to Bring Music to Those With Disabilities ...
New perspectives: Tobii ATI launches ‘Ask the U... [Published EON Transportation - Jan 29 2014]
ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tobii Assistive Technology announces the launch of the "Ask the User" project featuring Tobii I-12 user Ryan Carter at ATIA 2014. ...
New perspectives: Tobii ATI launches ‘Ask the U... [Published EON Manufacturing - Jan 29 2014]
ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tobii Assistive Technology announces the launch of the "Ask the User" project featuring Tobii I-12 user Ryan Carter at ATIA 2014. ...
New perspectives: Tobii ATI launches ‘Ask the U... [Published EON Communications - Jan 29 2014]
ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tobii Assistive Technology announces the launch of the "Ask the User" project featuring Tobii I-12 user Ryan Carter at ATIA 2014. ...
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Tendenci CEO to Present Solutions for Web Acces... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Feb 24 2014]
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