Tag Archives: Assistive Technology

Apple Filing May Signal Focus On Disability Market

[Source: Disability Scoop] Apple appears to be taking steps to make its popular tablet and smartphone devices more user-friendly for people with disabilities who are unable to use touch screens. In a filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office … Continue reading

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Adaptive Switches for the Kindle 3

[Source: Blog Kindle.com and Origin Instruments] Editor’s Note: Normally we wouldn’t put a product press release in the news section of this publication, but we were sufficiently excited to want everyone to see this!   The explosion of the e-book … Continue reading

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Speaking Through Computers

[Source NBC] Whether it’s due to autism or a physical impairment, there are many people who simply can’t speak. But that doesn’t mean they can’t learn to communicate. When you think of speech therapy, what probably comes to mind is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Practical (and fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools: Building or Improving Your District’s AT Team

Reviewed for PediaStaff By: Sean J. Sweeney Book by: by Christopher R Bugaj and Sally Norton-Darr Chris Bugaj and his colleague Sally Norton-Darr have penned an informative (and indeed, fun to read) guide to the role of Assistive Technology (AT) … Continue reading

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Can a Passive Standing Program Improve Bone Density?

All material Copyright © May 2009 EasyStand Reprinted with their express permission as originally published on their website. By: Ginny Paleg, PT Ginny is a pediatric Physical Therapist from Silver Spring, MD. She works in a 0-3 (Early Intervention) program … Continue reading

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