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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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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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People with profound Intellectual Disability (ID) have difficulties expressing their needs due to their limited communication skills. These skills are usually limited to gestures and vocalizations many of which so idiosyncratic that can only be interpreted correctly by their caregivers/parents often with a large gap between their interpretations. In this...

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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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California State University, Northridge (CSUN) – through the Tseng College – offers two master’s degrees in assistive technology (AT): one centered on the development of devices and software and the other centered on the human-services aspects of the field. CSUN also offers an advanced professional development certificate program in Assistive...

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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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This Iowa Dept. of Education AT page contains information on: Federal Regulations; State Rules; Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology (QIAT) Services; State AT Liaisons; AEA AT Contacts; Assistive Technology Consideration; Areas of Assistive Technology; Funding Sources; Frequently Asked Questions; and Resources. Per the site: AT is any device that allows...

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