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Technology for Travel Training

Technology based on GPS is just beginning to fulfill it's potential for people with developmental disabilities to travel on public transit independently.

Mobile devices with GPS, the ability to talk, maps, and access to public transit schedules have obvious potential for supporting individuals with cognitive disabililties in planning, executing, and feeling confident about navigating public transportation. 

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MyVoice


Description:  A demo of the MyVoice app, now known as TalkRocket Go, appropriate for children and adults with speech disorders. This app that utilizes GPS as a way to customize vocabulary based on the location of the user.

Length: 3:34 

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Assistive Chat


Description: A demonstration showing how to use the text to speech and word prediction features of Assistive Chat as an tool for communication. 

Length: 1:43

Website: www.assistiveapps.com/

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Answers:YesNo


Description: A demonstration of the Answers:YesNo app offering two choice customizable communication boards. 

Length: 9:41

Website:  www.simplifiedtouch.com/SimplifiedTouch/YesNo.html

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Meet the SmallTalk


Description:  A demonstration of SmallTalk, a graphic based communication app that incorporates recorded voice, video, and icons into a mobile communication aid for individuals with Aphasia. 

Length: 2:05

Website: www.aphasia.com/

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How to get the AT you need in Medi-Cal Managed Care

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
1:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time

AT Network presents a webinar on how the move of people with disabilities and seniors from fee-for-service Medi-Cal managed care will affect their assistive technology (AT) coverage.

Hosted by the AT Network, this webinar is presented by LACare.org. Learn more about how the move of people with disabilities and seniors from fee-for-service Medi-Cal managed care will affect their assistive technology (AT) coverage. Join this emerging issue webinar training to go over the basics of the transition - how the A

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Verizon: Texting to 911 Coming in 2013

Verizon has announced its plans to make a nationwide system allowing cell phone users to text message 911 sometime in 2013. This service will be helpful for the deaf or hard of hearing who find voice calls difficult if not impossible. Verizon has said:

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