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Technology Helping Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Find a Voice


Adil Sanai, day program participant at AHRC NYC's Joseph Weingold Center, is featured in this video. Adil received his handheld ChatPC this year, and has already figured out how to customize it. Recently, Adil interviewed for a job using only his ChatPC.

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Using the IPAD for Speech Therapy at Peninsula Rehab Center


Patients at Peninsula Rehab Center use the IPad to communicate with therapists and family. Proloquo software is designed for the patients to tap the creen and form sentences. This technology has opened up th lines of communication and is allowing patients to recover more easily.

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Access to Technology in the Workplace: In Our Own Words


People with disabilities talk about their use of accessible technology in the workplace, in this audio-described video from the DoIt Center.

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Archived Webinar on Assistive Technology and the Interactive Process of Employee Accommodations

It is important that employers understand new technologies, accommodation strategies and best practices to assist and support employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Technology Act States and ADA Regional Centers have valuable free services to assist employers and employees with job accommodations. Each individual employee accommodation solution requires research and time.

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Assistive Technology Workshop with Developer R.J. Cooper


At this conference at Pathfinder Village's Kennedy-Willis Center, R.J. Cooper, a technology developer from California, demonstrates technology and applications that can help developmentally disabled students learn and communicate better.

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A pivotal role in the household


Marie-France has lost her voice and can only move a jaw muscle because of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Motor Neurone Disease (MND) or Lou Gherigs Disease.

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Laser Pointers for Low Tech Augmentative Communication


Demonstration of using a head mounted laser pointer as one form of low tech communication for an individual with ALS.

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Archved Webinar Series on Student & Faculty Success in Online Education

The Sloan-C Accessibility Webinar Series 2013: Student & Faculty Success in Online Education has posted a series archived webinars on YouTube. The webinars focus on accessibility, including federal regulations, available resources, invisible disabilities, and effective practices for student and facult

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Still enjoying our time together


Chuck Hummer was diagnosed with (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) ALS about 8 years ago. He now uses Proloquo2Go to communicate. He and his wife Sandra share their experience in living with ALS. Note that ALS is referred to as motor neuron disease (MND) in some countries.

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Everything I can't do in the real world I can do with my Mac


Joe Barnick was born with spinal muscular atrophy and cannot use a keyboard or mouse, yet thanks to assistive technology he can use his computer to do all those things he cannot do in real life.  He talks about doing a newsletter on AT and Macintosh for Assistiveware.

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