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Hi Guys, I hope this blog post finds you all having a great week!  Well, this week’s blog post is a little different from normal.  Instead of highlighting a new product, service or one particular company’s work in the field of accessibility — I am instead sharing out a collation of absolutely fantastic resources that […]

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Wow, what a busy week but about ten days ago we were fortunate to have the Beeraider arrive from the Republic of Ireland.  It arrived in a typical airmail style box that wasn’t particularly accessible.  The intent of this product is actually to increase productivity for data entry; however, many AT professionals and occupational therapists […]

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What is AEM? Accessible Education Materials (AEM) are materials and technologies usable for learning across the widest range of individual variability, regardless of format or features. Whether a material or technology is designed from the start to be accessible for all learners or is made accessible for learners with disabilities, it is considered AEM.  AEM are […]

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Get Access to 680,000+ Accessible Digital Books & Resources at a Low, or No Cost! By: Joel Hosner, MDTAP Advisory Council Consumer Representative For many people with reading, visual, and physical disabilities, reading from printed books can be challenging. Fortunately, there are other ways to access textbooks, children’s books, and even the books on the […]

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This IDEA isn’t the IDEA you’re used to!  But let’s keep the great IDEAs coming!!   In December, Congress passed the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (IDEA), which is designed to make federal websites more accessible, user friendly, and secure.  This new law places stronger importance on the existing accessibility standards of Rehabilitation Act Section […]

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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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