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Security Screening and Traveling with Assistive Technology

Security Screening and Traveling with Assistive Technology Webinar on April 25 The RESNA Catalyst Project is honored to sponsor this free webinar presented by Jeremy Buzzell, formerly the Program Specialist responsible for AT Act Programs at Rehabilitation Services Administration, U.S. … Continue reading

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The Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program and Services

Published by Debra Lobsitz on February 6, 2013 in Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Featured Agency The Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is the principal agency in the Commonwealth for enabling Deaf, late-deafened, DeafBlind and hard … Continue reading

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Charge It!

If you are a power wheelchair or scooter user and are fortunate enough to have a back up chair make sure you regularly charge the batteries in the back-up chair. Almost nothing is worse than needing the back-up wheelchair and … Continue reading

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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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