Developmental disability

UC Berkeley Improves Access to Text

According to the L.A. Times, UC Berkeley has "agreed to a number of improvements, including providing digital versions of textbooks within 10 days and course readers within 17 days and encouraging instructors to identify course materials earlier.

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Task Management App

CanAssist at the University of Victoria has developed a new app for the Phone, iPad and iPod touch devices. CanPlan is a task management aid that helps people with a range of cognitive challenges to complete activities with greater independence and confidence.

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Helping To Communicate with AAC


This video demonstrates how clients at Valley of the Sun School and Habilitation Center, DTA6, are getting to know other AAC users and struggling readers and writers in elementary school.

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Communication Assistive Technology for Early Intervention

Feb. 6, 2012
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The training covers various types of assistive technology used to support symbolic communication development, including very low tech.

This online training sponsored by UATP, was presented by Stacey Sessions, a Speech Language Pathologist at Utah State University working as a clinical supervisor and instructor in the Department of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education. She works mainly with children and adults with severe communication impairments.

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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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There is a well captioned version of this video available on the universalsubtitles.org website.

Ipod touch adapted for disabled child to communicate


Demonstration of an iPod adapted for speech to help non-verbal kids. Eight-year old Jacob, a non-verbal student, demonstrated how he communicates through subtle head movements and a single switch, that translates into iPod taps to create sentences.

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DDI Ipad Series: I'm thirsty


One of our students using an iPad with Proloquo2go to request items and imitating vocal output that the device produces.

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