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Contributed by Andy Adrion of TekGear I would like to introduce the Twiddler, the one-handed Bluetooth keyboard and mouse that lets you type faster wherever you go and is programmable. You can program and change the keys to suit your needs. You can even set it to store blocks of text that can be typed with a single […]

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If you want to learn about the variety of therapies available for people with Autism, the following website is a great resource to check out! Highly Rated Autism Therapies Each type of therapy is summarized with several links to additional resources.  The types of therapy described on the web page include the Picture Exchange Communication […]

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Contributed by the editorial team at mesothelioma.net   The Effects of Assistive Technologies on Cancer Rehab Patients   After a diagnosis of cancer, patients can feel overwhelmed. Often, the first order of business is to decide on a treatment plan to slow or stop the progression of the disease, or to alleviate pain. Not only can […]

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Contributed by Eric Van Buskirk, Publisher at DOPA I Write, Therefore I Am: Assistive Technology Bridges The Handwriting Gap As technology advances, there is help available for those suffering from impairments related to writing. Dyslexia, for example, creates problems for young people learning to write. When others can’t understand what they express with pencil and paper, […]

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Contributed by Alex Diaz-Granados, Chief Editor at Cerebral Palsy Guidance   Cerebral palsy is a neurological condition that some children are born with due to brain malformation or damage. It is not progressive or curable, and the symptoms and severity vary from one child to the next. The condition largely affects movement and muscles, but […]

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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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