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Contributed by Paul Burden from Our Voice   Amazon Echo Voice Assistant The Amazon Echo, sometimes called Alexa, is the most popular personal voice assistant on the market, by far.  The Echo enjoys more than 80% market share in the voice assistant arena.  The Echo has fundamentally changed the way we use technology and can be […]

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Contributed by Joe Vosters and Sara Roehrig from Bill-Ray Home Mobility Keeping people at home benefits everyone, and here is a new product to assist in that.  Friendly Beds focuses on improved safety (for person and caregiver), independence, mobility, self-esteem, strength conditioning, etc.  Getting in/out of bed (and repositioning in bed) can be difficult for people […]

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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 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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