Transportation

Accessible GPS Devices and Apps

Sendero Group works in collaboration with others to create accessible GPS products. On July 2nd, 2013, they announced The Seeing Eye GPS™ app for cell-enabled iOS devices.  It is designed to be a convenient mobile option to compliment other Sendero GPS products. Version 1.1 is currently in process.

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Archived Webinar: Accessible GPS

Katie Gilmour did this webinar for the AT Network in June of 2012. She covers the common aspects and the differences of the various accessible GPS systems on the market.

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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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New Car Comes With a Scooter

Geely, a Chinese company, is developing a car that comes with a scooter for people who need transportation assistance once they reach their destination. The scooter can travel 18 miles before needing to be recharged, or can be replaced by a wheelchair.

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