Category Archives: Free Stuff

4,000+ Books Now Available as Free PDF Downloads

All PDF versions of books published by the National Academies Press are now downloadable to anyone free of charge. Read the press release at this National Academies Press Web page. This includes a current catalog of more than 4,000 books … Continue reading

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White House Hosts Monthly Disability Call

On Thursday, May 26, the White House held their monthly disability call hosted by Kareem Dale, Associate Director, White House Office of Public Engagement & Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy.  Guest speakers on this month’s call included … Continue reading

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Dear Colleague Letter from the Department of Education

Dear Colleague Letter from the Department of Education Department Of Education OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY Dear Colleague Letter OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY May 26, 2011 Dear Colleague: As the use of emerging technologies in the classroom increases, schools … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Conquer Communiphobia with the UbiDuo

May 25 , 2011, Wednesday  | 4pm EST | 3pm CST | 2pm MST This Webinar will cover how the UbiDuo help deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing people conquer Communiphobia. The UbiDuo is a cost-effective tool for face-to-face communication … Continue reading

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Bureau of Engraving and Printing Launches EyeNote™ App to Help the Blind and Visually Impaired Denominate US Currency

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) has developed a free downloadable application (app) to assist the blind and visually impaired denominate US currency.  The app is called EyeNote™.  EyeNote™ is a mobile device app designed for Apple iPhone (3G, … Continue reading

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All SmallTalk Apps are Now Free – Four New Apps Join the SmallTalk Family

  Lingraphica, maker of the Lingraphica(r) speech-generating device for aphasia, announces the release of four new SmallTalk apps on the App store. In addition, all our apps, new and old, are now free. So download them all and get to … Continue reading

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Low Vision? Free MoreKeyboard Offer During February

Assistive Technology Keyboard Giveaway Benefits Those with Vision Disabilities In recognition of Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision month, MoreKeyboard is giving away two keyboards each week during the month of February. To qualify, send an email explaining … Continue reading

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Nominate Students for Free Assistive Technology

Know a high school or college student who is blind and could benefit from assistive technology? Sendero Group is working with Stevie Wonder, HumanWare and HIMS to provide four awards: 2 BrailleNote mPowers with Sendero GPS and 2 Voice Sense … Continue reading

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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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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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