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We live in a hopeful era. Customized synthetic voices, a harness to help children with disabilities walk, and so much more. Grab your coffee, settle into your comfy chair and catch up on some of the coolest AT news this week.

AT in the news for the week of 3/24 thru 3/28

Have you seen it yet? Student and teacher talk about assistive technology in awesome White House Film Festival video!

Chicken Nugget is a fast and powerful Twitter Client that works extremely well with screen readers

The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance

May 15 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Dallas museum takes art to the blind and beyond

Study Points to Possible Blood Test for Memory Decline

Making science, tech, engineering & math fields accessible to students with disabilities: STEM grants

Feds Move Forward With Disability Hiring Mandate

Therapists’ Apps Aim To Help With Mental Health Issues

Accessible websites and mobile apps: hot topics at CSUN’s Conference

Indian American scientist Rupal Patel at the forefront of synthetic voice technology

Board Games: Now Blind Accessible by 64 Oz. Games

Harness invented by mother helps disabled children walk for first time

Apple Granted Patents for their Original iDevice Pinch and Rotation Gestures and Special GUI’s for the Disabled

Mirama hopes to replace your smartphone with a headset, your camera button with a finger gesture

NFB reached agreement with HRBlock, which will make its online tax prep & mobile apps accessible to blind users

DOJ Consent Decree Provides Guidance on Web Accessibility Compliance Under ADA

Web Accessibility 101 Video Series: Using MS Word with Dragon NaturallySpeaking

SPEAKall! A PrAACtical Research-to-Practice Project

Cybathlon, a championship for athletes using robotic assistive devices

Disabled Winston-Salem woman gets help for her car

Most VA Websites Still Inaccessible to Blind Vets

Tecnalia presents a smart home able to detect symptoms of neurodegenerative …

In SD, Stevie Wonder Touts Tech for Impaired

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