Monthly Archives: December 2010

Free Apps, Get Your Free Apps Here!

IPads are hot! I saw a report that said there are literally thousands of apps for the iPhone and iPad published on iTunes daily (hope I got that right). How can we keep up?  There are few sources for free app … Continue reading

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The Carroll Center Offers Accessible Cell Phone Course

The Carroll Center for the Blind has created a new online course called “Choosing an Accessible Cell Phone”. The course covers which phones can be made accessible, what products are out there that can make a phone talk or listen, … Continue reading

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Vote to Create a Sustainable Wheelchair Recycling Center in Massachusetts!

David Heim, a.k.a. Marlborough’s own “Wheelchair Recycler,” is competing for a $250,0000 grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project. The grant would fund a Sustainable Wheelchair Recycling Center to be used as a model for opening additional centers. Voting for the … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission Unveils State-Of-The-Art Vehicle to Assist People with Disabilities

American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) funds van equipped with assistive technology Nov. 15, 2010 BOSTON — The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) today unveiled a state-of-the-art motor vehicle equipped with adaptive evaluation and training devices that will help promote independence … Continue reading

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Free iPad and Software for Families with Children who have Autism and are Limited-Verbal or Non-Verbal

The Holly Rod Foundation, founded by Rodney and Holly Robinson Peete, who themselves have a son with autism, are having a holiday giving campaign by donating iPads to families with children diagnosed with autism, who are either non-verbal or have … Continue reading

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