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Category Archive for 'Learning Aids'

On this “Things to Know Thursday,” we are bringing you three assistive technology (AT) resources that are packed with useful information. The first resource is a website created by Amy Roman, a speech-language pathologist who works with people with ALS.  She has compiled a wealth of information regarding communication for people with ALS who may lose […]

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Contributed by Jackson Lindeke from Best Mattress Reviews The team at Best Mattress Reviews has compiled information about Autism and ADHD as it relates to sleep disorders and symptoms that are caused by a lack of sleep. Check out the information as well as tips for improving sleep disorders in their guide: Autism, ADHD, and Sleep […]

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Contributed by Erin Swann, MSE, ATP With Black Friday quickly approaching, now is typically the best time of year to purchase an Amazon Echo product.  Other than the Amazon Echo, other Amazon Echo product options include the Echo Dot, Echo Plus, Echo Show, and Echo Spot. You have probably heard about or seen commercials for […]

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Contributed by Christine Lynch of  KEH Communications Sci-Voice Talking LabQuest 2 Provides Blind and Low-Vision Students with More Independence during Science Labs   Independence Science integrates text-to-speech assistive technology with Vernier Software & Technology’s data-collection interface   LAFAYETTE, Ind., July 10, 2017 — Independence Science recently launched the Sci-Voice Talking LabQuest 2 to help blind and low-vision […]

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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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