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It took some whittling this week to scale back on all of the AT & disability-related tweets we sent out. But I think this is really the best-of-the-best: hearing colors, thought controlled coffee pots (squeal!!!), app-based vision tests and WAY more. AT in the news for the week of 7/25 – 7/29

“Until there is a cure for ALS, technology is the cure.” -Steve Gleason

This phone-powered vision test can replace your doctor

Netflix is the new accessible

OTTO is a communication aid for kids with autism, and an educational tool for their parents.

Blind student works w/Pearson to create a solution allowing students using Braille to interact w/ math online

Perceptions become feelings for Neil Harbisson, who can hear colors invisible to his eyes

BoneyCare app to help with stuttering, and other accessibility presentations at Imagine Cup

[Podcast] Here is an online audio tool for teachers to explore implementation of assistive technology in public schools 

Assisted Walking Device Market to Reach $2 Billion by 2024

Drake Music announces new commission opportunities for musicians with disabilities

Technology: facial recognition to eye scans and thought control

DoD Program Aids Military Members, Civilian Employees With Disabilities

A Collaborative Learning Community to Benefit Youth and Young People with Disabilities

Sniff Test For Alzheimer’s Checks For The Ability To Identify Odors

Zizzy the Robot Uses 3D Printed Artificial Muscles to Assist Those Lacking Mobility

Microsoft Imagine Cup finalist developing technology to help overcome challenges

Tinkering with a mission: weekend inventors create affordable technology

Entertainment That’s Helping Society Gain New Perspective On Disability

A prosthesis called LUKE features motors at the shoulder, elbow & hand & a two-way communication system

Can Automated Web Accessibility Programs Accurately Determine ADA and 508 Compliance?

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