Today the provisions incorporated in the ADA are more obtainable than ever before in history thanks to advancements in assistive technology (AT), the increasingly ubiquitous nature of AT in common devices, and a growing awareness about the power of technology to empower lives.
Thanks to the West Virginia Assistive Technology System (WVATS) for this reminder that borrowing assistive technology can help our holiday visitors feel right at home!
Last year, FAAST gave away 10-15 switch-controlled toys for children with disabilities. This year, they expect to provide many dozens more toys to kids they serve while decreasing their spending. What’s their secret?
Here’s advice valuable to all iPhone users, but particularly essential if you (or your student or client) relies on apps as assistive technology.
PIAT is training physical and occupational therapists to build fast, affordable seating and other customized solutions–entirely from cardboard–for children ages birth to six.
Free AT webinars from around the web, compiled by the Accessible Technology Coalition.
AT makers are empowering young children to get upright and active!
Essential tools and materials, generously shared by AT in NH Director Therese Willkomm, Ph.D.
Thanks to Kim Lathrop, Administrative Assistant for Ability Tools (the California state Assistive Technology Program), for sharing her experience designing assistive technology (AT) with Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM).
Thanks to the QIAT Listserv community for these recommendations and also Heidi Givens via Twitter!
Free AT webinars from around the web, compiled by the Accessible Technology Coalition. There are 17 free webinars in October. Nothing scary about that!