Thanks to the MassMATCH Community Blog for this story about the power of play.
Recently I interviewed an AT Specialist and asked her for a favorite client success story. To my surprise, she immediately recalled providing an adapted pen to a man with ALS.
Free AT webinars from around the web, compiled by the Assistive Technology Coalition
Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller came out in September and already it’s popping up in State AT Program device loan libraries. Ben Jacobs, Accommodations Specialist at GA Tools for Life, and a gamer since childhood, doesn’t mince words about the significance of this release.
It’s 4 degrees and a nor’easter is blowing as your News and Tips editor re-posts this reminder from Courtney Ness Fuchs: “Ice and Snow Won’t Stop Me from Where I Want To Go.” Thanks North Dakota Assistive!
10 devices to know about for eating with pleasure.
To increase efficiency and reduce or eliminate the possibility of harm (e.g. neck/back pain, repetitive stress injury, vision problems), products that are advertised as “ergonomic” may be appealing. Buyer beware!
The Jaco II attaches to a power wheelchair and makes simple daily activities possible: holding a fork or glass, picking up something from the floor, getting a snack from the fridge, whatever a person needs and wants to do.