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Do you know someone that is a gamer? If you have a loved one that is mad about gaming, but finds it difficult to play their new favorite video games due to fine or gross motor challenges, then this new device could be the ideal solution.  The Microsoft Xbox adaptive controller is an assistive device, […]

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Contributed by Erin Swann, ATP Joan Green is a speech-language pathologist based out of Montgomery County, Maryland who founded the organization, Innovative Speech Therapy, to provide services to those with communication and learning disabilities. Recently, Joan is focusing on educating people about the assistive technology resources that they may already own on their computer, phones, […]

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Contributed by Erin Swann, ATP Voice banking is a method for people to use their spoken voice to create a digital voice that can be used in a communication device or app.  This process is especially useful for someone who may lose the ability to speak through a progressive disease, such as ALS. While communication […]

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PRC has announced a 50% off discount for the iOS communication app LAMP Words for Life. In celebration of World Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd, this discount will be valid from April 1st through April 4th only.  With a regular price of $299.99, the 50% discount will bring the cost of this app down […]

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Disability Etiquette

Resource contributed by Natalie Kelly from Forever Curious Is there a correct way to talk to or about someone with a disability? Yes, there is!  Or at least there is a way that is most respectful and considerate to those with disabilities. Brush up on your disability etiquette skills by reading the tips and suggestions provided […]

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Contributed by Rene Schecker, Volunteer Manager with the Metropolitan Washington Ear Metropolitan Washington Ear is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing free news and information services for blind, visually-impaired, and physically disabled residents of Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. We strive to substitute hearing for seeing, improving the lives of people with little or no vision by enabling […]

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