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Category Archive for 'MD Technology Assistance Program'

It’s World Braille Day!! Developed by Louis Braille as a Braille isn’t a language. It’s a tactile writing system, that allows users to translate printed language.   And not just English-nearly every widely-spoken language has it’s own Braille system, as does Math, computer science, and music!  Braille is based on a relational method of dots, specifically […]

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  Where’s it AT?  You may have been asking “Where’ve you been?”  After too long a hiatus, our first New Year’s Resolution is to re-start our blog!  We promise this is one resolution we’ll keep!  No promises on the other resolutions though…  We promise more consistent blog posts on equipment, AT issues, accessibility, and so […]

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MDTAP had to say good bye to Erin Swann, our wonderful AT Specialist.  Erin is off to do great things on a new adventure and we wish her the best.  But that’s good news for you–if you’re looking for a position with the best AT team around!   MDTAP is hiring a new Assistive Technology Specialist.  […]

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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 For those with low vision who have been interested in trying a wearable video magnifier, we recently added the NuEyes smart glasses to our loan library. NuEyes are wireless smart glasses that allow the user to increase and decrease magnification while viewing objects and text in the environment.  Other features include different […]

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Contributed by Erin Swann, ATP One of the newest editions to our MDTAP loan library is an updated Eyegaze Edge.  We previously had an older version of the Eyegaze Edge, however, the new device has a thinner tablet, updated camera design, and updated software features. Using the Eyegaze Edge, someone is able to move the […]

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