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Wearable EMG Assistive Technology

Reprint from Wearable Technology Insights  NeuroNode is the world’s first wearable EMG assistive technology device developed by Control Bionics. It gives those with ALS/MND, spinal cord injury, or any other condition causing paralysis and loss of speech a connection to the world. The NEURONODE uses the body’s bioelectric EMG (electromyographic) signals to completely control a […]

Gift Giving Guide for Kids with Special Needs

By Glenda Hampton Anderson, Education/Assistive Technology Consultant. As stated by Cari Jean, “It’s no secret that kids love toys. They see a new one on a television advertisement and tell their parents, “I want that!” If kids had their way, they would have every toy imaginable. Toys can be a great way for kids to […]

BeSpoke™ Voices for Millions Who Cannot Speak

VocaliD Launches First Personalized Digital Voices for Assistive Devices Company. BELMONT, Mass/PRNewswire/ — VocaliD, Inc., a speech technology company that creates personalized digital voices for those living with voicelessness, launched its online BeSpoke™ voice studio.  The announcement was made at the Biennial Conference of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) in Toronto. Supported […]

ATIA On-line Learning

The ATIA’s Assistive Technology (AT) Online Professional Development program is the source of high-quality education from leading AT professionals for educators and service professionals working at the local, state and national levels in government and private organizations. Find the training you need in our extensive directory. What makes our Assistive Technology Online Education exceptional?

Looking For a Great Summer Camping Experience?

If you’re thinking about a summer camp… now’s the time to find one! I’ve put together a list of a few camps and some links to more comprehensive camp lists. These camps cater to both kids and adults, some are disability specific and some are more general. Finding the right camp can be difficult but […]

The New Ablenet Resource Guide and Catalog is Here!

This is a great resource! Take a look at the latest in AbleNet assistive technology, accessible curriculum, and services for people with disabilities. Here’s a quick rundown on what’s new….

Library of Congress Opens Assistive Technology Demonstration Center for Employees with Disabilities

The Library of Congress is testing and demonstrating new technologies that enable employees with disabilities to do their jobs in spite of difficulty seeing, hearing, typing or sitting in front of a computer for long hours.   Pictured here, Joe Slavin, a legally blind staff member, demonstrates the usefulness of screen-magnification software in the new […]

Closing The Gap – NEW for 2015

Administrators Participate FREE! With assistive technology products, strategies and mandates ever-changing, it is a challenge (yet imperative) to stay current and to have everyone – staff, administration and parents – on board. Collaboration and collaborative decision-making in all phases of assistive technology service design and delivery become key. In an effort to encourage collaboration, Closing […]

New Musical Instrument for Eyegaze & a Free Webinar!

ii-Music is a new musical instrument for eyegaze, designed to be played with your eyes.  It operates using cursor position and “dwell to click” meaning that you can use it with almost any cursor control-based system, including head-trackers. No need to read music or

New YouTube Channel by The Assistive Technology Center.

The AssistiveTechnologyCenter has created a YouTube channel to gather videos of students actually using, and talking about AT. They’re organized by