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Microsoft – Bringing our accessibility awareness game today and every day

By: Jenny Lay-Flurrie – Microsoft Chief Accessibility Officer Microsoft announces new technology and resources for people with disabilities. The goal of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about accessibility. For us, it’s also about digging deep into how technology can empower the 1 billion people worldwide who have disabilities. Not only is it […]

The Xbox Adaptive Controller is Microsoft’s answer to gamers with limited mobility

By Cal Jeffrey (Techspot) Microsoft just announced a new controller for the Xbox One that will bring accessibility to gaming for those with a variety of disabilities. It is called the Xbox Adaptive Controller (XAC), and its design is not like anything you have ever seen. It looks a bit like a dual-turntable device that […]

Ultimate Guide to Traveling with Disabilities

Reprint from ” Champion Traveler “ About 56.7 million United States citizens are living with a disability, according to the most recent national census. While traveling can be a lot of fun with new memories made, it is important to make sure wherever you travel to can accommodate if you have a disability. Luckily, there […]

GlassOuse Assistive Device Gives Extra Hands to Those With Limited Mobility

By Shelby Rogers (Interesting Engineering) A new pair of glasses could help revolutionize computer usage in those with restricted mobility. The tech startup GlassOuse uses a modified pair of glasses to help people with no hands or no usage of their hands use technology. Millions of people suffer from debilitating physical disabilities around the world. […]

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards Second Annual High Impact Innovative Assistive Technology Grants

The Reeve Foundation has awarded seven grants focused on exceptional access to assistive equipment and technology, totaling to $520,996.  Massachusetts, Arizona, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Illinois, Virginia and Kentucky have received support for their innovative assistive technology programs. For details….. read on