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7th International Conference on Assistive Technology in Korea

SOUTH KOREA: The 7th International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe 2013) to be held from 29 – 31 August 2013 at KINTEx in Continue reading the story...

Communication Hope through Assistive Technology Program Launched

CHAT (Communication Hope through Assistive Technology) Camp is a unique five-day experience for children locally who use assistive/augmentative communication (AAC) devices to communicate. This event will bring Continue reading the story...

ASTERICS project develops assistive technology system

The European Commission funded ASTERICS (Assistive technology rapid integration and construction set) project  has developed an assistive technology system with a set of software, controller and Continue reading the story...

Dell to bring innovative assistive technology to people with speech disabilities

ROUND ROCK, TEXAS: Dell OEM Solutions announced it has entered into a strategic partnership to provide its OEM technology, development and deployment expertise to Prentke Romich Company (PRC), Continue reading the story...

Assistive technology grants available for gamers with disabilities

HARPERS FERRY, WV: The AbleGamers Charity is thrilled to announce the Summer of Fun program, which includes the latest round of grants now open for submissions. Continue reading the story...

DU College Plans Assistive Technology Resource Center for Students with Disabilities

NEW DELHI: Lady Shri Ram College for Women is coming up with a resource center for its students with disabilities as part of its equal-opportunity center, Continue reading the story...

International Conference on Assistive Technology – June 8

Sponsored by the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, a one-day conference at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will center on technologies that aid people with mobility disabilities in making Continue reading the story...

Assistive Technology Summit Today

SUMMIT, NJ: Today, May 23 from 10:00 to 11:30 am, Curtis Edmonds, an attorney with Disability Rights New Jersey, will present a program on the different Continue reading the story...

Assistive technology to help students with vision disabilities in exams

CHENNAI, INDIA: In 2006, Satvir, a student with vision disabilities, became the first in the country to take the board exams using a Braille-enabled assistive software. Continue reading the story...

RESNA offers course on assistive technology for people with disabilities

RESNA, the Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America, is offering “Fundamentals in Assistive Technology,”an introductory course for professionals about technology solutions for people with Continue reading the story...

Government of Canada Supports Assistive Technology Development in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ONTARIO: The Honourable Gordon O’Connor, Member of Parliament for Carleton – Mississippi Mills, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Continue reading the story...

Brain Awareness Week 2013: Help persons with disabilities change lives with assistive technology

This week to mark Brain Awareness Week (March 11 to March 17), the Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability is highlighting its digital campaign using the hash tag #TechnologyMeans. Continue reading the story...

Assistive Technology & Rehabilitation Conference in Singapore

RehabTech Asia, the trade event for assistive technology, integrated care and rehabilitation engineering, will take place at the Singapore EXPO Convention & Exhibition Centre from Feb Continue reading the story...

Assistive technology to help students with vision disabilities in bio labs

PUNE, INDIA: A research conducted by University of Pune (UoP) faculty on making conventional Biology labs accessible to students by integrating assistive technologies has been published Continue reading the story...

Assistive Technology Workshop Today

At the Delaware County Resource Center, this workshop is designed for parents/professionals working with children with disabilities. Michelle Cole from Family Resource Network will provide information Continue reading the story...

1st Oman Symposium on Assistive Technology

MUSCAT: Al Habib Group and Omran Muscat are sponsoring the 1st symposium on Assistive Technology at Sultan Qaboos University that will take place today in the Continue reading the story...

Assistive Technology Across the Lifespan Conference – December 6 & 7

Assistive Technology Across the Lifespan (ATALC)’s conference will be held on December 6 & 7 at the Glacier Canyon Lodge Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells. Attendees will learn Continue reading the story...

University of Nevada hosts 7th Annual Assistive Technology Fair

Open to all students, parents, school district staff and administrators, the AT Fair showcases state-of-the-art assistive technology. Participants will have an opportunity to explore hardware and software through “hands Continue reading the story...

Alabama Assistive Technology Expo and Conference – October 22-23

The 2012 Alabama Assistive Technology Expo and Conference, or ALATEC, will bring assistive technology experts, users and vendors to campus October 22-23 for discussion and product Continue reading the story...

HSBC Malta supports ACTU with latest Assistive Technology

Children receiving support from the Access to Communication and Technology Unit (ACTU) are to benefit from the latest Assistive Technology, offering new solutions for children with Continue reading the story...

University of Wyoming engineering students develop assistive technology two-way communicator

Senior electrical engineering students James Branscomb of Cheyenne, Wyoming and Scott Rigg of Niwot, Colorado developed a two way system to enhance communication between individuals with Continue reading the story...

Assistive Technology Alternative Financing Program Invites Applications – Deadline September 7

The U.S. Department of Education is inviting applicants to apply for the assistive technology alternative financing program (AFP), an affordable loan service to buy assistive technology Continue reading the story...

Assistive technology helps people who are deaf, but too costly

NEW ZEALAND: Great technology exists to help people who are deaf, but many Kiwis can’t afford it. Rapid advances in communication technology are passing the New Continue reading the story...

DH report on Research and development work relating to assistive technology 2011-12

UK: Research and development work relating to assistive technology 2011-12 annual report (PDF, 2MB) is published pursuant to section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Continue reading the story...

Dubai Autism Center launches Assistive Technology and AAC program for children with autism

Dubai Autism Center (DAC) launched the second phase of the Assistive Technology and the Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) program which enhance the various communication skills of Continue reading the story...

Touro University Nevada announces sixth annual Assistive Technology Fair

LAS VEGAS: Touro University Nevada’s (TUN) School of Occupational Therapy will exhibit one-of-a-kind inventions that students have designed and built to benefit people with disabilities at Continue reading the story...

Nine assistive technology tools for persons with disabilities freely available in Hong Kong

HONG KONG: The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) in Hong Kong announced on May 11 that nine technology-based assistive tools for persons with Continue reading the story...

Hong Kong exhibition showcases assistive technology for persons with disabilities

Hong Kong: The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) launched a four-day exhibition to showcase assistive tools and application systems developed for persons with Continue reading the story...

AbleNet introduces new assistive technology and curriculum catalog

ROSEVILLE, MINN.: AbleNet announced the release of its 2012 Assistive Technology and Curriculum for Special Education catalog. In this new catalog you will find solutions for Continue reading the story...

Leaders in Assistive Technology to Demo Innovations at CSUN Conference in San Diego

California State University, Northridge (CSUN) announced sponsored events and assistive technology to be demonstrated at the upcoming 27th Annual International Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference. CSUN Continue reading the story...

Libraries use assistive technology to help people with low vision

People with low vision can impact someone’s ability to cook, take medications, get around safely and read. Assistive Technology (AT) can help people with vision disabilities Continue reading the story...

Assistive Technology devices distributed to help students with disabilities in UAE

ABU DHABI: When Taleb Al Murri received his Braille Sense Plus 32 note taker last year, he was thrilled, thanks to the Abu Dhabi Education Council’s Continue reading the story...

Government giving $50 million to NSW schools to purchase new assistive technology for children with disabilities

AUSTRALIA: The Federal Government is giving almost $50 million to NSW schools to purchase new assistive technology for children with disabilities. Prime Minister Julia Gillard said the Continue reading the story...

Queenslanders with disabilities soon to use Smart Assistive Technology

Queenslanders with disabilities will be able to use smart technology from state government funding into commissioned research. The Queensland Government will provide $83000 to nine contractors after Continue reading the story...

Cares, Inc. announces Assistive Technology Loan Program

Cares, Inc., has announced the availability of its Assistive Technology Loan Program, which loans assistive technology equipment to people with disabilities and elderly people. Assistive technology – Continue reading the story...

Readers with visual disabilities benefit from library’s Assistive Technology

A scanner, magnifiers and specialized software among resources available to Des Plaines library customers. Seeing well enough to read may be a challenge for some people Continue reading the story...

Discovery Center is now equipped with an assistive technology for people with hearing disabilities

CONCORD, NH: The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center’s planetarium is now equipped with an assistive technology for people with hearing disabilites, thanks to the New Hampshire Academy of Continue reading the story...

WellPoint offers disabled consumers free access to assistive technology

INDIANAPOLIS: WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) is announcing an alliance with eSSENTIAL Accessibility(TM) to offer an online solution that assists people who have difficulty typing, moving a Continue reading the story...

ACD Assistive Technology Resource Fair

The city of Naperville and the Advisory Commission on Disabilities (ACD) are hosting an Assistive Technology Resource Fair on Saturday, October 8, 2011, from noon – Continue reading the story...

LATAN 2011 Annual Champions of Assistive Technology Awards

Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network (LATAN) 2011 Annual Champions of Assistive Technology awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at LATAN’s Device Demonstration Center in Continue reading the story...
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