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Technology for Toddlers

It’s amazing to see how toddlers are taking to computer technology. At a year and a half my granddaughter was already vying for a computer with her peers at the local library. A lot of competition between those 2, 3 … Continue reading

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What New Assistive Technology Did You Get?

Now that the holidays are over and gift giving has ended until next year (or your birthday) tell us what exciting new assistive technology you got and why you like it!  Word of mouth by users is the best way … 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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Assistive Technology for Seniors at Home

Assistive Technology for Seniors at Home by Sonia Stinso at Bankrate.com Nov. 11, 2012 Technology to help seniors age in place has gone far beyond grab bars and fall-alert buttons worn around the neck. Today, there’s a host of sophisticated … Continue reading

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Department of Public Safety Public Hearing on Fines

Notice of Public Hearing on DPS Assessing Civil Fines A public hearing will be held on November 28, 2012, at 10am at One Ashburton Place, Ashburton Café, Boston, MA regarding the regulations for two new laws. The first authorizes the … Continue reading

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1,650 Loans Approved to Help Keep Individuals with Disabilities and Elders in their Own Homes

The Home Modification Loan Program (HMLP) has reached a significant milestone, allowing Massachusetts elders, adults and families with children with disabilities to remain in their own homes.Since 2000, more than 1,650 loans totaling over $37 million have been made, with … Continue reading

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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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