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It’s like science fiction, without the fiction – there are sonar navigation watches, robots to help kids get to school, smartphones using facial recognition, and other feats of awesomeness. Read it all here. AT in the news for the week of 11/17 thru 11/21

New medical device to make the mines safer

Wearable Accessibility – great slideshow by TED Drake

The smartwatch that detects the skin’s electricity to predict a seizure

Blind From Birth, But Able To Use Sound To ‘See’ Faces

Justice Dept. Enters into Agreement with Peapod to Ensure Website Accessible to Individuals with Disabilities

Art project gives you 15 minutes of life with Parkinson’s disease

The New Electric Car Is Designed For People In Wheelchairs And It’s Amazing

Robot helping kids connect when they can’t

Hasbro, autism group create website to help explain toys to kids with developmental disabilities

Loyola students to provide live closed captioning for athletic events in new accessibility initiative

Modified toy car built at education workshop for Nolanville 3-year-old

New Post: 10 accessible gift ideas for friends or family who are blind or visually impaired

Are you an adult with an intellectual or developmental disability? A study on health outcomes needs you!

A ‘smart’ device for stroke rehabilitation

Touch free smartphone for people with mobility disabilities uses face recognition tech

Winston-Salem Foundation Grant helps Students with Disabilities Enhance Literacy Skills

Researchers Develop $60 Sonar ‘Watch’ to Help Blind People Navigate

Silvie Bordeaux Is Saving Blind Dogs From Being Put Down With This Brilliant Invention

Teen Lands Venture Capital For Accessibility Device

Schools Must Offer Communication Supports, Feds Say

Living beyond limits

New York’s MTA Offers $50,000 Prize for Navigation Apps

‘Go Baby Go’ cars give mobility to students with disabilities

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