Tag Archives: Assistive Technology

Wegmans Wheels in New Shopping Carts for Families with Special Needs

[Source:  NBC12.com] (WWBT) – In an effort to make shopping easier for families who have children with mobility restrictions, Wegmans now offers an easier and safer way to grocery shop with the launch of specialized shopping carts in all of … Continue reading

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The Tar Heel Reader – Therapy Resource of the Week – for Literacy and Assistive Technology

Our Therapy Resource of the Week is The Tar Heel Reader, a collection of free, easy-to-read, and accessible books on a wide range of topics. The books may be downloaded as slide shows in PowerPoint, Impress, or Flash format. Each … Continue reading

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AT Corner: Apple vs. Google: Real Winners Are Students with Dyslexia

by Jamie Martin You may have noticed a little friendly competition between Apple and Google, the technology giants who are in constant battle to be King of the Hill. During his keynote presentations, Apple’s Tim Cook often jabs at the … Continue reading

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Therapy Tech Corner: Apple Releases iOS 8 with Major Accessibility Improvements

[Source:  the Assistive Technology Blog] Today, Apple released iOS 8 the latest software update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The new software, which is available for free, includes many new features and enhancements, including new accessibility features and tools that will allow … Continue reading

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Research: Social Skills and Early Powered Mobility

[Source:  Assistive Technology via Your Therapy Source] Assistive Technology published research on social skills and early powered mobility.  The participants included 23 children with physical disabilities between the ages of 18 months and 6 years of age.  Data was collected … Continue reading

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