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    • Bullish: Increasing access to technology for blind people - TechCrunch July 26, 2017
      TechCrunchBullish: Increasing access to technology for blind peopleTechCrunchThat can be anything from computer literacy and smartphone use to being able to use assistive technologies like screen readers and magnification. She also works with tech companies like Google, Uber, Lyft and Facebook around user testing to make sure ...and more » […]
    • Easterseals Lands Grant Renewals - Inside INdiana Business July 26, 2017
      Inside INdiana BusinessEasterseals Lands Grant RenewalsInside INdiana BusinessEasterseals will receive up to $920,000 over two years for its Indiana Assistive Technology Act, which provides training in assistive technology and a low-interest bank loan program for assistive technology, among other services. The federal and state ... […]
    • Penn State academy helps visually impaired students transition to independent living - Centre Daily Times July 26, 2017
      Centre Daily TimesPenn State academy helps visually impaired students transition to independent livingCentre Daily TimesThe academy includes activities such as scavenger hunts, cooking classes, laundry demonstrations and more. The program also featured an Assistive Technology Expo on July 15, which showcased systems developed to aid the blind and visually im […]
    • Hackaday's Assistive Technology Challenge Begins Now - Hackaday July 24, 2017
      HackadayHackaday's Assistive Technology Challenge Begins NowHackadayThis morning marks a new challenge in the Hackaday Prize: we want to see what you can do with Assistive Technology. Twenty entries will win $1000 each, becoming part of the final round for a chance at the top prizes ranging from $5,000 to $50,000. […]
    • Sightless, visually impaired use assistive technologies to hurdle ... - Denton Record Chronicle July 23, 2017
      Denton Record ChronicleSightless, visually impaired use assistive technologies to hurdle ...Denton Record ChronicleDALLAS — Al Rodriguez spends most of his work day on the phone.In his right ear, he's listening to a computer-generated voice reading words from...and more » […]
    • Leroy Rogers Senior Center to host assistive technology demonstration - Tifton Gazette July 18, 2017
      Leroy Rogers Senior Center to host assistive technology demonstrationTifton GazetteTIFTON — The Southern Georgia Regional Commission¹s Area Agency on Aging (SGRC-AAA) has formed a partnership with Georgia Tech's Tools for Life Program to help bring assistive technology to individuals with disabilities throughout its 18-county area. […]
    • Technology opens new world for brothers with dyslexia - CNN International July 18, 2017
      CNN InternationalTechnology opens new world for brothers with dyslexiaCNN InternationalThe brothers point to cutting-edge assistive technology as one of many factors driving their desire to learn, boosting their confidence and helping them read and write. Such technology includes devices, equipment or systems that enhance learning ... […]
    • Assistive Technology key to inclusive education - The Herald July 14, 2017
      Assistive Technology key to inclusive educationThe HeraldIncorporation of Assistive Technology (AT) is one of the key components of the e-learning orientated revised curriculum as it promotes inclusive education in mainstream schools. This dimension is designed to accommodate learners who have different ... […]
    • GREAT Summit: Global Research, Innovation, and Education in Assistive Technology - World Health Organization July 14, 2017
      GREAT Summit: Global Research, Innovation, and Education in Assistive TechnologyWorld Health OrganizationAssistive technology – which groups together assistive products spanning from eye glasses and wheelchairs to sophisticated automated systems – is a critical and cost-effective tool that can enable full participation in daily life for millions of people .. […]
    • Easterseals Receives $200,000 In Assistive Technology Grants ... - PR Newswire (press release) July 10, 2017
      Easterseals Receives $200,000 In Assistive Technology Grants ...PR Newswire (press release)CHICAGO, July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Easterseals today announced it has received $200,000 in grants from the Comcast Foundation as part ...and more » […]