Physical disability

Assistive Technology in Action: Meet Sam


A young man with cerebral palsy who, with the help of AT, is a successful college student, blogger, and sportsman.

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GoTalk NOW: Go to Work!


Description:  A teen uses GoTalk Now to present the success of his recycled cans project. 

Length: 2:29

Website: www.attainmentfamily.com/GoTalkNow

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Huff Post: Making the Digital World Accessible to Everyone

High profile companies in the UK, Australia, and the Unites States have been sued for inaccessible content on their websites, and yet web accessibility is still seldom mentioned in the media.  This author for the Huffington Post takes note.

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Windows 8 Access Tutorial from Microsoft

An 88 page Windows 8 Accessibility Tutorial guide provides feature informaiton and keyboard shortcuts for individuals who want to make their computer easier to see, hear and use.

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Free EASI Webinar: Updating the Accessibility of Adobe Digital Editions E-reader

December 18, 2012
11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern

Adobe Digital Editions refers both to E-books available at the Adobe site and to the E-reader produced by Adobe. A special preview version of the E-reader that includes accessibility enhancements enabling it to work with adaptive software now has been released as Adobe Digital Editions Version 2 for the public and including enhanced accessibility.

Adobe Digital Editions refers both to E-books available at the Adobe site and to the E-reader produced by Adobe. A special preview version of the E-reader that includes accessibility enhancements enabling it to work with adaptive software now has been released as Adobe Digital Editions Version 2 for the public and including enhanced accessibility.

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Mobile Accessibility - The Status of Accessibility in Mobile Devices

December 11th, 2012
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

This webinar is offered by the ADA National Network.

David Dzumba, Chair of the Accessibility Working Group of the Mobile Manufacturer's Forum will take the lead in providing an insight into and perspective on the status of accessibility in mobile devices.

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Windows 8 Access Features

Access improvements to Windows 8 include:

  • Redesigned Narrator to improve its performance so that it quickly reads out what you have selected.

  • Added more languages and voices to Narrator to support additional countries and preferences.

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Eye Writer: Low cost gaze control system enables drawing

NPR has posted a story on Graffiti Research Lab which developed the EyeWriter with one man in mind: Los Angeles-based graffiti artist Tony Quan.

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