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So many apps to be had! Like ones that translate conversation into sign language or the ones that help those who are blind navigate…plus some other really cool things like self-balancing wheelchairs, hair clips that vibrate information for those who are deaf, etc. Check it all out in this week’s AT News Wrap Up for 10/19 thru 10/23.


New app lets deaf people ‘hear’ group conversations

Cooking With Disabilities: An Exercise In Creative Problem Solving

Affordable Virtual Reality Opens New Worlds For People With Disabilities

Nike Will Release Self-Lacing “Back To The Future” Shoes For 2016

WATCH: Disabled man plays music with his EYES – and is so good he’s joined an orchestra

Dementia sufferers get app support

Tube-fed child turns designer

Startup creates retractable tray for laptop use by disabled

Epilepsy researchers use Apple Watch for new study

Smartphone App Helps the Blind Navigate Surroundings

A university in England created a surfboard for a child with CP

Learning Ally makes audiobook technology for students with disabilities accessible on Google

This 3D Printed Hairclip Helps the Deaf “Hear” Using Vibrations and Light

Watch: This self-balancing wheelchair can climb and descend stairs automatically

Startup commercializes assistive wheelchair technology, develops first prototype

New voting machines help Montgomery County voters with disabilities  

Uber launches service for disabled passengers in London

New Assistive Technologies Help the Blind Get Active

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