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An alternative to the computer mouse specially designed for people with no or limited hand movement, the GlassOuse is put on the head of the user and the cursor moves according to the head movements. The device is compatible with all Windows, Android, Linux, and Smart TV devices via Bluetooth....

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Alternate assessment professional development materials provided by the University of North Carolina’s Allied Health Center for Literacy and Disability Studies. The page contains an alternate assessment system based on the development of learning maps, which include both traditional learning progressions and the multiple, alternate routes that students with significant intellectual...

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In order to accommodate visitors or residents with disabilities in your home, you may need to add a wheelchair ramp, which allows users to avoid stairs. Discover more about the average costs of wheelchair ramp construction as well as various factors to take into consideration when designing your ramp. Keep...

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This web tool utility is a speech/voice to text reader. What does it mean? It means that you can just dictate a text and it will be written without lifting a finger. It has the following features: Free and online; No downloads, installation or registration; Cross-platform; Multi-language support (English, French,...

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A collection of free, easy-to-read, and accessible books on a wide range of topics from the University of North Carolina's Allied Health. Each book can be speech enabled and accessed using multiple interfaces, including touch screens, the IntelliKeys with custom overlays, and 1 to 3 switches. You can also use...

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In order for students with significant disabilities to develop as readers and writers, daily writing is equally, if not, more important. However, this becomes a challenge when most students with significant disabilities are unable to hold a traditional pencil. To address this challenge, the Center for Literacy & Disability Studies...

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e-NABLE uses freely available, open-source 3D printer files to make prosthetic hands. This online group works to provide prosthetic hands for those who might not be able to afford a tradtional prosthetic. They also work to refine and improve existing prosthetic hand and arm designs. The site includes extensive resources,...

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This company provides a range of products that put goals within reach for people of all abilities and ages. Working with individuals, parents, teachers and therapists, we find - or invent - the devices, toys and tools that help build more joyful, fulfilling lives. From learning and play, to communications...

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ICATER staff members are primary instructors for Introduction to Assistive Technology and Universal Design and Accessibility for Online Instruction. ICATER utilizes an impressive range of hardware, software and mobile apps related to accessibility and assistive technology. These include, but are not limited to, apps for alternative keyboards, augmentative and alternative...

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The purpose of this guide created by the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society is to help you become familiar with the types of equipment (assistive and mobility devices) that are currently available to enhance your mobility, and the potential benefits and limitations of each one. The guide serves as a...

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