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Yeggi is a search engine for downloadable 3D printer designs and models.

A search for Assistive Technology returns nearly 2,000 designs for items, from mobile phone stands to wheelchair joystick extensions to prosthetic hands.

Listings include photos, descriptions and digital files for various types and brands of 3D...

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In this video, a student from the University of Tasmania, shares her experiences in using inclusive technology, emphasizing the power of text-to-speech and voice dictation technology.

Video made by Martin Kelly for the Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training.

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In in this video a Law student talks about how assistive technologies made available at the Resource Office on Disabilities helped him successfully complete assignments and exams.

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This video - an English voice-over version of a resource in Spanish - discusses what students with disabilities should know as they transition from high school to college. Students, parents, and college personnel talk about assistive technology advocacy and awareness and provide examples of AT that can help students succeed...

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Este video tiene 3 partes. En la primera, madres de 2 estudiantes descapacitados discuten como hacer la transicion de la secondaria para la universidad; en la segunda parte, consejeros hablan sobre la importancia de un plan de transicion de tecnologia de asistencia- que TA necessita el estudiante, por que funciona...

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In this short video, Jilian Pfau, Montgomery College Assistive Technology Coordinator, talks about AT related services and products available to students with disabilities enrolled at the College. She demonstrates the use of Kurtzweill 3000, Dragon Naturally Speaking, ScanMarker, LiveScribe Smartpen, Jaws Screen Reading Software, and MyScript Calculator.

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The first and only school of its kind, Exceptional Minds (EM) is a non-profit vocational school with a curriculum specially designed to prepare young adults on the autism spectrum for careers in digital animation and visual effects. The three-year program, designed as a bridge between high school and meaningful...

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In this webinar, Richard Ellenson talks about his experiences and perspectives to illustrate the observed and anticipated trends from Assistive to Inclusive Technology.

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Published in the Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability (2015), this article describes implementation of a Transition Program designed to address the needs of students diagnosed with ASD enrolled at institutions of higher education. The authors also discuss the potential for program and replication in other institutions of higher education....

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Developed by the Great Lakes ADA Center, Punch-In! is website designed to assist individuals with disabilities successfully transition to the work force. Access to the resources, including self-paced tutorials and expert advice, require joining the network.

Link: http://punch-in.org/

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