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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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PneuMobility air-powered wheelchair project

Developed by the Human Engineering Research Laboratories at the University of Pittsburgh and the US Department of Veterans Affairs, the PneuMobility scooter and wheelchair are powered by compressed air instead of the electric motors most scooters and...

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This webinar discusses how to utilize the Univeral Design for Learning (UDL) framework as the foundation to apply the same principles during transition and on into the employment sector. While businesses and people with disabilities sometimes encounter serious challenges as they seek to implement inclusion strategies, as assistive technology (AT)...

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Article outlining how Facebook is re-engineering its website and mobile apps, and while brainstorming a new generation of products that harness the power of artificial intelligence to improve the experience of Facebook for people with disabilities. The first product is an automated captioning tool launching in April that will help...

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Recent changes in the landscape for assistive technology solutions for Mathematics on the web have prompted the development of MathJax into a single rendering and accessibility solution. (Mathjax is a unique, open source, JavaScript platform for the online display of mathematics.) We present our current efforts that depend on a...

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Regardless of the improvements of accessibility functions on touchscreen computers, they have some problems using touchscreen interfaces including smartphones and tablets. The reason includes the arrangements of accessible objects may differ in users' visual conditions because the manipulations under screen readers are different from those without screen readers, the characteristics...

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This Denver, Colorado company is a distributor of adaptive Alpine and Nordic skiing equipment in the USA. Following the American success of the Spokes' n Motion company, a European subsidiary was opened in 2003 in Toulouse (France). Spokes'n Motion offers a full range of sport and recreational adapted equipment for...

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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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This is a resource from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Staying active while living with a disability can help you strengthen your heart, build strong muscles and bones, improve coordination, and make you feel better about yourself. For those with disabilities, there are many adaptive sports and recreation programs...

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From the Medstar National Rehabilitation Network. Adaptive Exercise information including adaptive exercise equipment and disability sports sites. This pdf contains listings of organizations, descriptions and links for everything from the paralympics to outdoor adventures for people with disabilities, and other non-profits like the national sports center for the disabled. There...

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