Assistive Technology

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Name: Assistive Technology
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 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

User Satisfaction with Orthotic Devices and Service in Taiwan

by Chiung-Ling Chen, Ya-Ling Teng, Shu-Zon Lou, Chung-Hui Lin, Fen-Fen Chen, Kwok-Tak YeungUser satisfaction is afforded considerable importance as an outcome measurement in evidence-based healthcare and the client-centered approach. Several studies have ... [Published Plosone.org - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

00:00 By Thomas M. Thornburgh - NDEAM Committee ChairIN America, we as a people represented by the U.S. Congress have agreed that people with disabilities have the power to contribute to the American economy. In 1973 the U.S. Congress stated: “Disabilities ... [Published Marianas Variety - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Employment conference for people with disabilities is Oct. 29 at JCC

ARTICLE OPTIONSWATERTOWN — More people with disabilities could gain employment if they let go of their fears about being accepted into work environments, according to Mark D. Curtis, Americans with Disabilities Act advocate at the Northern Regional Center ... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

MoE works to develop special education

Muscat  -The Gulf Collaboration Symposium for the Advancement of Special Education (GC-ASE) ended on Monday at Shangri-La’s Barr al Jissah Resort & Spa.The three-day symposium organised by the Ministry of Education (MoE), was aimed at advancing special ... [Published Muscat Daily - Oct 21 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 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church Senior Care Support & Outreach Ministry (SCSOM) Hosts Free Community Forums

November 5th: “ Showing ‎Our Strength: A Community Conversation and Luncheon with our Seniors.” Come join our discussion to help develop a Neighbor to Neighbor network to identify the existing support systems available through the Central, Southeast, ... [Published Seattle Medium - Oct 16 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]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Assistive Technology: That’s Means Screen Readers, Right?

If you’re a web developer/designer you probably come across the the acronym ‘AT’ or Assistive Technologies in your work. It’s tempting to think of ‘AT’ as just another name from screen readers – but this isn’t necessarily the case.In fact, Assistive Technologies ... [Published SitePoint - Sep 26 2014]

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• 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]
GN Store Nord A/S : Latest News October 17, 2014 [Published 4 Traders - Oct 17 2014]
Depression in men a focus of awareness month ev... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Found Objects: Things We Uncovered During the Move [Published Library of Congress - Oct 17 2014]
Belvoir Briefs for Oct. 16 [Published Belvoir Eagle - Oct 17 2014]
The Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church Senior... [Published Seattle Medium - Oct 16 2014]
FSCJ Vision Education and Rehabilitation Center... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 16 2014]
Using technology to deal with learning difficul... [Published Montreal Families - Oct 15 2014]
Chester Lioness Club to hear from blind foundat... [Published Observer Tribune - Oct 15 2014]
Skyguard awarded framework agreement for electr... [Published Building Better Healthcare - Oct 15 2014]
Tinian hosts employer training conference [Published Marianas Variety - Oct 14 2014]
To succeed, leap forward [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Oct 14 2014]
ASAP Systems' BarCloud Proves Invaluable in Tra... [Published PRWeb - Oct 14 2014]
[Singapore] We Tech Care Open House [Published E27 - Oct 13 2014]
Princess Alexandra Hospital staff celebrate suc... [Published Harlow Star - Oct 11 2014]
On the Record / Oct. 10, 2014 [Published Buffalo News - Oct 10 2014]
Dyslexia Action: Denied and Delayed [Published Huffington Post - Oct 10 2014]
Disability awareness training conference for em... [Published Marianas Variety - Oct 09 2014]
Belvoir Briefs for Oct. 9 [Published Belvoir Eagle - Oct 09 2014]
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation & Kessler ... [Published Central Jersey - Oct 08 2014]
AgrAbility of Wisconsin helps farmers [Published Agri View - Oct 08 2014]
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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. ...
New Senior Tech Insider Website Covers Wearable... [Published Business Wire Health News - Aug 18 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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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