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Category Archive for 'Mobility Aids'

U.S. Access Board Updates ADA Guidelines for Buses and Vans On Wednesday, December 14, the U.S. Access Board issued a final rule updating sections of its accessibility guidelines for transportation vehicles covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  The rule revises provisions in the guidelines that apply to the buses and vans to enhance […]

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Tecla Shield Contributed by Erin Swann, MSE, Assistive Technology Specialist, MDTAP Back in the day, most phone-based communication happened over landline phones while the user was at home. But more recently, with the popularity of smartphones, most phone-based communication happens via cell phone call, text, email, Facebook, and a variety of other smartphone apps while […]

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Funding AT for K-12 Chris Gibbons, Smartbox Inc, Vice President of Education and Assessment Wednesday, January 11th, 2017  –  4:00pm to 5:00pm EST Assistive technology (AT) can change the lives of students with disabilities, helping them reach their full potential. Yet the rubber meets the road when it is time to pay for AT devices and services, […]

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It’s not too late to find some great toys for all the kiddos in your life! Here are a few helpful links to guide you through the process. Happy shopping! 25 Braille toys for kids who are blind Toys like me – shopping guide (glasses, wheelchairs, hearing aids and more!) Sensory play toys for kids who […]

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Guest post contributed by http://www.homecareplus.ie/ Assistive Technology for the Elderly As people reach their elder years, it is increasingly likely that they will be more susceptible to memory loss, injury and difficulty in communicating. Thankfully, there are many assistive technological devices which can allow elderly people to live more independently. ———————————————————- Memory Aids TabSafe Medication […]

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A newly published document by AbleData, Job Accommodations and AT Supports for Workers with Autoimmune Diseases. Read the whole document online, or visit AbleData to learn more about assistive technology.

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