Assistive Technology

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Name: Assistive Technology
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Veterans seminar to view technology

NEW CASTLE —A veterans benefits seminar has been set for Friday.The program will run from 2 to 4 p.m. in the commissioners room of the Lawrence County courthouse.The topic will be assistive technology. Christina Chamberlain will be the guest speaker. ... [Published New Castle News - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Research and analysis: Assistive technology: research and development

These reports provide information about the wide range of government funded projects supporting the development, introduction and evaluation of assistive technology that might increase the range of activities and independence or wellbeing of disabled ... [Published HM Treasury - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Kaiser Permanente Senior Summit Seminar - Assistive Technology for Healthy Living

The Senior Summit Seminars, presented by Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, provide ongoing educational opportunities on a wide variety of topics specific to seniors. The emphasis is on prevention, personal growth, and learning how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. All ... [Published HawaiiNewsNow - Metro Oahu - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Sen. Schumer and Autism Speaks Push for Passage of ABLE Act

) - Sen. Chuck Schumer (D - NY) and Autism Speaks held a press conference at the Rosemary Kennedy School in Wantagh, N.Y. to announce his support of the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE). The bi-partisan legislation creates tax-advantaged ... [Published Noodls - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Groups provide hearing impaired with smoke alarms, fire protection – Oklahoma

Groups provide hearing impaired with smoke alarms, fire protection Grant money available to install specialized equipment July 12, 2014 STILLWATER, Okla. —Some local organizations have teamed up to provide fire protection equipment for the hearing impaired. ... [Published Deaf Network of Texas - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

ALS Voice Bank - NYS

My mother was recently diagnosed with ALS. She is still able to speak, but you can see from slight changes in her walking that the ALS is beginning to affect her. Even her speech, though fully understandable is slightly different. We would like to record ... [Published WKBW News 7 - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Making Life Accessible Through Technology

As our country prepares to celebrate the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26, I’m happy to report that Easter Seals Massachusetts  is one of the six recipients of the 2014 – 2015 Comcast Assistive Technology Grant Fund.  ... [Published Comcast - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

LIFE opens Resource Center

LIFE Resource Center Opens(Dave Williams)SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) There is new life for LIFE incorporated.Living Independence for Everyone celebrated the grand opening of its new Assistive Technology Resource Center Friday.Tools for Second LIFE as it is known ... [Published WJCL ABC 22 - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

IBM appoints chief accessibility officer

IBM, a provider of information technology products and services, has appointed Frances West as chief accessibility officer. In this new role, West will guide IBM accessibility policies and practices. Additionally, she will lead IBM's collaboration with ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Easter Seals Arkansas receives $25,000 technology grant

Easter Seals Arkansas announced Thursday that it was named one of six recipients of the 2014-2015 Comcast Assistive Technology Grant Fund.The organization will receive $25,000 to fund iPad Bootcamp, a training program for special educators and therapists ... [Published Arkansas Online - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

GU-Q reaches out to people with disabilities

Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) recently launched the first phase of a major initiative to allow all visitors, students, faculty and staff with disabilities equal access to the university’s building and resources.GU-Q  is focusing on improving accessibility ... [Published Gulf Times - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 5 reports

Free smoke alarms assist hearing impaired

STILLWATER, Okla. —Help for the hearing impaired in the wake of fire danger is on its way to people of all ages in 24 counties, including Payne.Several organizations are coming together to implement a smoke alarm project for people with documented hearing ... [Published Stillwater NewsPress - Jul 12 2014]

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...on the world, will increasingly be determined by how easily they engage with individuals," said Ginni Rometty IBMIBM Chairman, President and CEO. "We see a great opportunity to design for accessibility fundamentally from the start and to enhance the abilities of individuals through technology - and we intend to lead."
...in their community," said Charisse R Lillie, Vice President of Community Investment at Comcast Corporation and President of the Comcast Foundation. "We are proud to continue our support of Easter Seals through these grants and make a positive impact, one person at a time."
...and executive director of G3ict, the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies—a United Nations global initiative. "Removing barriers and giving individuals the ability to design their own experience is the right way to create an inclusive environment."
"Our success at Goodwill is driven by the generosity of the community," says Frank Talarico, Jr., president and CEO of Goodwill of Orange County. "The 'We Care Wednesday' drive is an excellent opportunity for Orange County residents to give back before enjoying one of the most anticipated events of the summer. We're thrilled to be part of it."

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Veterans seminar to view technology [Published New Castle News - 4 hours ago]
PDF/UA-1 Technical Implementation Guide for ISO... [Published PDF Association - 8 hours ago]
Research and analysis: Assistive technology: re... [Published HM Treasury - Jul 29 2014]
Summer Academy helps visually impaired students... [Published Penn State Daily Collegian - Jul 29 2014]
Kaiser Permanente Senior Summit Seminar - Assis... [Published HawaiiNewsNow - Metro Oahu - Jul 29 2014]
Sen. Schumer and Autism Speaks Push for Passage... [Published Noodls - Jul 28 2014]
DeLauro, Blumenthal Join CT Doctors, Advocates,... [Published Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro - Jul 28 2014]
Groups provide hearing impaired with smoke alar... [Published Deaf Network of Texas - Jul 27 2014]
Political science- the perennial favorite [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Jul 27 2014]
ALS Voice Bank - NYS [Published WKBW News 7 - Jul 25 2014]
Making Life Accessible Through Technology [Published Comcast - Jul 25 2014]
LIFE opens Resource Center [Published WJCL ABC 22 - Jul 25 2014]
IBM appoints chief accessibility officer [Published Individual.com - Jul 25 2014]
Karol Marketing creates optical illusions for L... [Published Prolific North - Jul 25 2014]
Easter Seals Arkansas receives $25,000 technolo... [Published Arkansas Online - Jul 24 2014]
Easter Seals and The Comcast Foundation Announc... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Jul 24 2014]
Building Mobility for Every Setting [Published Rehab Manegement - Jul 22 2014]
Aug. 7: iCanConnect at CDS [Published University of Delaware - Jul 22 2014]
IBM Appoints Chief Accessibility Officer [Published eWeek - Jul 22 2014]
OVERNIGHT TECH: House to vote on STELA, paving ... [Published The Hill - Jul 22 2014]
Donate4good: "We Care Wednesday" Drive to Benef... [Published SPi World News - Jul 21 2014]
EECS lauds its faculty leadership [Published MIT News feed - Jul 21 2014]
Georgetown Uni, Qatar to become disabled-friendly [Published Arabianindustry.com - Jul 21 2014]
GU-Q reaches out to people with disabilities [Published Gulf Times - Jul 20 2014]
Islandstyle — Monday, July 21, 2014 [Published Guam Pacific Daily News - Jul 20 2014]
Georgetown removes the barriers to full univers... [Published AME Info - Jul 20 2014]
BOE takes first action of the fiscal year [Published Henry Herald - Jul 18 2014]
ADA 25th Anniversary Legacy Tour debuts at Abil... [Published Reuters - Jul 18 2014]
OUT: Where visually impaired persons are made i... [Published IPP Media - Jul 18 2014]
Press release: The 5th Annual Responsible Busin... [Published Ethical Corporation Online - Jul 17 2014]
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Groups provide hearing impaired with smoke alar... [Published Deaf Network of Texas - Jul 27 2014]
Groups provide hearing impaired with smoke alarms, fire protection Grant money available to install specialized equipment July 12, 2014 STILLWATER, Okla. —Some local organizations have teamed up to provide fire protection equipment for the hearing impaired. ...
EECS lauds its faculty leadership [Published MIT News feed - Jul 21 2014]
Anantha Chandrakasan, head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at MIT, recently acknowledged the contributions of three faculty members who served as part of the Department Leadership Group (DLG) since July 1, 2011: ...
EyeComTec Announces Availability of an ECTkeyboard [Published PR Newswire: Business Technology - Jul 08 2014]
GENEVA, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EyeComTec (LAZgroup SA) Dedicated to creation of Assistive technology software, http://eyecomtec.com offers a wide range of products and services designed to enhance the lives of those with physical disabiliti ...
Goodwill of Orange County's Annual Golf Invitat... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jun 11 2014]
Golf Tournament Will Raise Funds for Three Key Programs: Veterans, Assistive Technology and the Goodwill Fitness Center ...
iPads allow kids with challenges to play in hig... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Jun 11 2014]
The story at NPR reads like an Apple ad but is genuine: Just what is it about a tablet, or the iPad in particular, that works so well with some students with disabilities and children on the autism spectrum? Educators believe there’s something about ...
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Tendenci CEO to Present Solutions for Web Acces... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Feb 24 2014]
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