Assistive Technology

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Name: Assistive Technology
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Drop in support for carers across Cambridgeshire

Adult social care information days coming to CambridgeshireKath Sansom, .Monday, September 29, 20143:57 PMFree drop-in sessions have been organised to provide help and advice to adults with ongoing care needs.To send a link to this page to a friend, you ... [Published Cambridge Times - Sep 29 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]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

White Cane Awareness Day Event to be Held in Nyack Oct. 15

The event is co-sponsored by several groups.The Association for the Visually Impaired, Rockland Independent Living Center, Lions Club District #20 R-1 and NY State Commission for the Blind will celebrate White Cane Day Oct. 15 with a special event to ... [Published Nyack-Piermont Patch - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Do Good With Wood Award

2012 Grand Prize Winner:Minneapolis Public Schools Assistive Technology Center Volunteer ProgramMinwax®, the leading manufacturer of wood finishing and wood care products, has selected the Minneapolis Public Schools Assistive Technology Center Volunteer ... [Published Telluride Daily Planet - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Scarsdale Adult School Steps Up Apple-Related 'i World' Class Offerings

The fall semester will see the school offer the most "i world" courses in its history.To keep up with demand, the Scarsdale Adult School this semester will offer the most ”i world” related courses in its history, the school announced this week.The classes ... [Published Scarsdale Patch - Sep 24 2014]
Entities: iPad, iPhone, iPod, Apple Inc
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

US Federal Business Opportunity: Defense Logistics Agency: Kurzweil Assistive Technology Software

Agency: Defense Logistics AgencyOffice: DLA Acquisition Locations Location: DLA Contracting Services Office - PhiladelphiaDate you need to respond by: 26-September-2014Classification Code: 70 -- General purpose information technology equipmentSolicitation ... [Published ITbriefing - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Assistive Technology Taught by MonTECH

MISSOULA -Clinical Coordinator for MonTECH, Julie Doerner says, "We have a plethora of equipment for things like visual impairment, hearing impairment, motor impairments, communication, and so some of the things we offer are equipment like this, used ... [Published ABCMontana.com - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Help People With Disabilities Tap Their Abilities

Co-authored by Susan TachauRocco has a job. For some that might not seem like a big deal, but for Rocco it is because traveling to work is more challenging because he has a disability. In years gone by, he might not have been able to work at all, but ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

September 30, 2014 - Assistive Technology Advisory Committee Meeting

Back to Boards and Committees | Boards and Committees Public Meeting CalendarThe Assistive Technology Advisory Committee (ATAC) is a consumer-responsive, consumer-driven committee proving advice to the State for, planning of, implementation of, and evaluation ... [Published California, State of - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Innovation Makes Our Communities Safer

at 05:35 PM EDTBrittany Valdez is being honored as a  Individual and Community Preparedness Champion of Change.As a Graduate Assistant at the West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities, I work with the state’s Assistive Technology ... [Published The White House - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Assistive Technology for People with Paralysis

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. ... [Published DisabilityLiving.ca - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

How I got my job: Wade Wingler

Wade Wingler is director of the Indiana Assistive Technology Act project at Easter Seals Crossroads, which he was instrumental in founding. Over the years, he has seen an explosive growth in assistive technology. (Photo:Kelly Wilkinson/The Star)Wade ... [Published Indianapolis Star - Sep 07 2014]

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...Christophe Ramstein, CEO of Novasentis. "I am very excited to be working with HumanWare on developing the most innovative technology that exists today for the very people that benefit the most from advanced sensory experiences."
Commenting on the award, Tara Barker, Editor-in-Chief of The Singapore Women's Weekly, said: "The stellar group of leaders nominated this year is doing such amazing work."
Clinical Coordinator for MonTECH, Julie Doerner says, "We have a plethora of equipment for things like visual impairment, hearing impairment, motor impairments, communication, and so some of the things we offer are equipment like this, used for magnification.”"
"It's pretty rare to find engineers with good communication skills," he said, "so I've kind of been playing that as a strength."

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Flinders engineers lead the field [Published In Daily - Sep 30 2014]
Drop in support for carers across Cambridgeshire [Published Cambridge Times - Sep 29 2014]
Scottish initiative shines spotlight on farmer ... [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - Sep 29 2014]
Novasentis And HumanWare Join Forces To ... [Published EFYTimes.com - Sep 27 2014]
Assistive Technology: That’s Means Screen Reade... [Published SitePoint - Sep 26 2014]
White Cane Awareness Day Event to be Held in Ny... [Published Nyack-Piermont Patch - Sep 26 2014]
Do Good With Wood Award [Published Telluride Daily Planet - Sep 26 2014]
Novasentis Partners with HumanWare to Bring New... [Published Individual.com - Sep 26 2014]
Singapore Women's Weekly Honours Outstanding Wo... [Published Bernama - Sep 25 2014]
Scarsdale Adult School Steps Up Apple-Related '... [Published Scarsdale Patch - Sep 24 2014]
US Federal Business Opportunity: Defense Logist... [Published ITbriefing - Sep 24 2014]
Lolo Man Dies After Accidental Shooting [Published ABCMontana.com - Sep 23 2014]
Assistive Technology Taught by MonTECH [Published ABCMontana.com - Sep 23 2014]
Help People With Disabilities Tap Their Abilities [Published Huffington Post - Sep 18 2014]
Fair highlights a variety of resources [Published Pratt Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
Orwell Truck & Van presents cheque to spinal in... [Published French Property News - Sep 18 2014]
September 30, 2014 - Assistive Technology Advis... [Published California, State of - Sep 18 2014]
Promoting a New Research Agenda: Health Dispari... [Published Medical Care - Sep 18 2014]
Mary Anne Mazanec Ovarian Cancer Foundation Hos... [Published Moorestown Patch - Sep 17 2014]
Innovation Makes Our Communities Safer [Published The White House - Sep 16 2014]
Weekly Update Newsletter - September 2014 #2 [Published JD Supra - Sep 15 2014]
Zone V selected for google for entrepreneurs an... [Published The Bip - Sep 15 2014]
Lapham classes beginning this week [Published NCAdvertiser.com - Sep 14 2014]
Assistive Technology for People with Paralysis [Published DisabilityLiving.ca - Sep 12 2014]
Wireless Nurse Call in Healthcare Environments [Published Care Nursing Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
Auburn student aims to create apps for disabled [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 11 2014]
Union County students who have earned honors [Published Suburban News - Sep 11 2014]
Cranford area college students named to Dean's ... [Published Cranford Chronicle - Sep 10 2014]
SLCC welcomes back Disability Awareness Week [Published Globe SLCC - Sep 10 2014]
Photos of the Day: Assistive Technologies from MIT [Published Medical Design Technology - Sep 10 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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