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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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Contributed by Erin Swann, MSE, ATP   It’s mid-August already, which means that the new school year is just around the corner! In preparing to go back to school, take some time to select a few apps that will make your life easier.  Below are 11 app suggestions for college students with disabilities.  And feel […]

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Guest post contributed by Erich Lawson Recycling of Assistive Technology Devices – A boon for millions! Millions of people are affected by some kind of disability, the world over. Many are citizens of developing countries. With such huge numbers of lives depending on supportive devices for their survival, Assistive Technology is a revolutionary technological advancement. […]

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Bellman & Symfon Visit Alert System, Contributed by Erin Swann, MDTAP For those with difficulty hearing sounds around the home, assistive technology can be used to convert audio information into other forms that are more easily detected. For example, the Bellman & Symfon Visit Alert System can be used to alert someone who is hard […]

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