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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 […]

NASA Internships for Students with Disabilities

NASA is looking to increase the number of students with disabilities pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers through their regular internship programs. This is not a program for students with disabilities.  NASE is trying to recruit more students with disabilities into their regular internship programs. Disability means both physical and mental disabilities. Internships […]

ATIA – New Summer/Fall Webinars

ATIA has just announced its summer/fall webinar lineup! The all-new lineup features a range of AT topics, including proposed rules on website accessibility, switch activities for independence, and apps to assist with memory tasks. The following are just some of the great opportunities available to you to advance your AT skills in 2016.

Facebook launches “Automatic Alternative Text”

Social media platforms may be a great way of telling the world about your life, but not everyone can appreciate these moments in full. Facebook is launching “automatic alternative text”; a tool that uses object recognition technology to identify and describe an image, so that visually impaired and blind people using screen readers will be […]

AbleNet Inc. Announces the Release of Its First Online Course – eLearning: The Facilitated IEP

AbleNet’s first online professional development course eLearning: The Facilitated IEP  is a self-paced 3-month online course; is a cost-effective professional development opportunity that is designed for all staff that are part of the IEP process and includes vital and proven techniques and processes for running successful IEP meetings. The IEP meeting a mandated process for […]

FSU Launches New Graduate Certificate in Assistive Technology

The advent of mobile applications and other technologies have created thousands of new opportunities to assist people with disabilities. This fall, Framingham State is launching the state’s first graduate certificate that aims to make people more proficient in

SETDA Announces Partnership with New Cohort of Nine Startups Focused on Serving K-12 Education Needs

June 10, 2015 (Washington, D.C.) – The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), the principal membership association representing U.S. state and territorial educational technology leaders, announced today its third annual cohort of Emerging Private Sector Partners. These nine SETDA Emerging Private Sector Partners will debut at the upcoming Emerging Technologies Forum on June 26 in […]