Monthly Archives: September 2012

Celebrate Assistive Technology in Massachusetts

The Mass. Rehabilitation Commission and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services invite you to learn about Assistive Technology (AT) and AT initiatives in Massachusetts that assist people with disabilities and elders to work and live more independently. Join … Continue reading

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MERRIMACK VALLEY SPECIAL NEEDS RESOURCE FAIR

The Merrimack Valley Special Needs Resource Fair will be held on Oct 6 from 11 to 3 at Sekowich Center, Merrimack College in North Andover. The fair seeks to answer parents questions¬† about how their children can receive the help … Continue reading

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UNIVERSAL DESIGN: EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE! At ABX

November 14-16 at the Boston Convention Center & Exhibition Center The ArchitectureBoston Expo 2012 (ABX) will be held November 14-16 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.¬† It is the biggest and best building trade show in the region, attracting … Continue reading

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Low-Tech AT Transitions Back to School

As they say, pictures can say a thousand words! Try some of these low tech, assistive technology solutions to help kids with special needs make an enthusiastic transition back to school. Read my article at this AT Program News link … Continue reading

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Mobile Accessibility on Verizon Wireless Smartphones

Verizon launches accessibility app for visually impaired Monday 20 August 2012 | 08:51 CET | News Verizon Wireless has announced Mobile Accessibility, a suite of ten accessibility apps for Android powered smartphones, designed to help visually impaired customers more easily … Continue reading

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National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program

The Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA) authorizes the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to provide funding for local programs to distribute equipment to low-income individuals who are deaf-blind (who have hearing loss and vision loss). The … Continue reading

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Sexy Hearing Aid Dress

Another of a growing number of wearable AT innovations: Check out this Discovery News story: “Sexy Microphone Dress Doubles as a Hearing Aid,” by Alyssa Danigelis

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