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Category Archive for 'MD Technology Assistance Program'

Apple Watch

Hi guys, every week I try to post an interesting or current blog post that is assistive technology related.  Well, this week I have been mulling over what to write about as quite a few interesting products are available that have caught my eye.  However, this particular post this week has a very organic origin […]

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Last night the Image Center hosted their annual awards Solutions event.  What an inspiring night!!   The event honors the innovative solutions created by volunteer engineers and medical professionals to enhance the lives of persons with disabilities.  More than 75 volunteers have worked on creative solutions to solve barriers people face everyday.  These volunteers design, fabricate […]

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Buzz Clip

Hey guys, Andrew here, I wanted to introduce you to a really cool mobility tool for the blind it’s called the ‘Buzz Clip’.  This device was designed for individuals with low vision and blindness and it’s a sensor-based system that provides the wearer with physical feedback in the form of vibrations of different strength when […]

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HomeAdvisor, the company that connects consumers with businesses that provide home services, has a great section under their Resources for Aging in Place tab on their website entitled “Grants for Home Modification:  16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities.”  The webpage is:  Home Resource Grants Included in the list are grants for home modifications, ramps, installing […]

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I bet you didn’t know yesterday was National Assistive Technology Awareness Day.  Don’t feel bad, it just happened!  On March 11, 2019, Senator Robert P. Casey Jr., for himself and Senator Kevin Cramer, submitted S.Res.103, a resolution designating March 27, 2019 as “National Assistive Technology Awareness Day” to the U.S. Senate. The resolution was agreed […]

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Hello, Andrew here!  I am the newest member of the MDTAP Assistive Technology team and this is my first of many blog posts!   I would like to introduce you all to a very cool (and free) resource that can assist with the assistive technology consideration process.  The resource is called mATchup and is a web-based […]

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