Category Archives: Education and AT

Nao, the Humanoid Robot Comes to a School Near You

If you attended the AT and Universal Design Expo and Conference in 2011 at the Hynes Convention Center you must have seen the Nao humanoid robot.  He danced and sang for Governor Patrick. Well Nao is currently being tested in … Continue reading

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Special Education Needs Assessment: Matching Child to Technology

Special Education Needs Assessment: Matching Child to Technology Date:                    Monday, February 18, 2013   Time:                    3:00pm – 4:00 pm ET Presenter:            Susan Zapf, PhD Cost:                     $28 for RESNA Members, $40 for Non-Members CEUs:                   0.1 RESNA CEUs Category:             Special Education  Register … Continue reading

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Ruling Revolutionizes Digital Book Access for Blind and Print-Disabled

The National Federation for the Blind is applauding the decision of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. “The ruling in Authors Guild, Inc., et al., v. HathiTrust, et al. (Case number: No. 11-cv-6351-HB) held that … 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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Making Information Accessible to Everyone

  Global Accessibility Awareness Day is a great time to learn how new technologies can help make information accessible to everyone. As e-readers and e-books become more common, these technologies have the potential to open doors for people with disabilities. … Continue reading

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