Quantcast

Latest Augmentative and alternative communication Stories

Smart Gloves Teach People Braille, Even When They Are Distracted
2014-06-24 06:30:06

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Georgia Institute of Technology researchers modified wearable computer gloves several years ago to teach beginners how to play piano melodies in 45 minutes. In a recent advancement in the same wearable technology, they’re helping people learn to read and write Braille. An added surprise was that the participants didn’t even have to pay attention, they learned while doing something else. Georgia Tech professor Thad Starner, a...

2014-06-19 16:29:03

VALPARAISO, Ind., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, August 14(th), Golden Tech will be hosting its Do Good Golf Tournament at The Valparaiso Country Club. Funds raised at the 3(rd) annual Do Good Event will go towards purchasing Braille Notetaker technology to help visually-impaired students compete in the classroom and be confident in their futures. Golden Tech is an IT Solutions provider committed to pursuing excellence in making technology work for people with offices in...

2014-01-30 23:27:08

HIMS Inc. to kick off year-long anniversary celebration at ATIA 2014 Conference with new product for low vision students and new math features for its popular Braille Sense notetakers. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 HIMS, a leading manufacturer of products for people who are blind or who have low vision, will kick off a year-long celebration of their 15th anniversary at the ATIA 2014 Conference to be held January 29 – February 1, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. Anniversary activities...

2014-01-21 23:22:55

Winner of the Mensa Education & Research Foundation Intellectual Benefit to Society Award 2013, InnerVoice will immerse you into a total communication environment -- where you not only hear the desired message, but see it being produced. iTherapy & MotionPortrait are proud to give you InnerVoice an award winning, patented, and affordable app takes full advantage of all the iPad has to offer. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Now available - InnerVoice app is unlike any...

2013-12-04 23:29:14

Starting in December, The Children’s Spot is offering Social Thinking Groups for children having difficulty with social skills. The groups will continue to be offered throughout 2014. Howard County, MD (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The Children’s Spot will begin to offer social thinking groups this December for children that are experiencing difficulty with social skills. The 6-week session, run by, occupational therapist, Angela Liston, BCBA/Behavior therapist, Kimahni Peele and speech...

2013-10-15 23:35:47

“No one realized how much language my daughter had until she had the Speak for Yourself app. I think this is because the language is already there and easy for her to access. No longer do I have to guess at what my daughter wants, she is able to find the words to tell me. If you asked me to describe SfY in one word that would be brilliant,” says Mary, who now vows to use SfY herself throughout the year. Titusville, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 When Mary Kawand, mother of a...

2013-09-26 23:35:51

Affordable and user-friendly, the voiceless are being given the building blocks of speech, and a voice, with the patent-pending Speak for Yourself, (SfY) app on an iPad or Android device. Created by Heidi LoStracco, and Renee Collender, two speech-language pathologists, educators and moms, SfY offers breakthrough Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC), and continues to make waves among educators, parents, speech pathologists, physicians, and caregivers of non-verbal children and...

2013-09-24 23:38:30

Adaptivation's Ultimate Communication System offers a wide range of their most popular assistive communication products all in one handy kit. Well suited for inclusive classrooms, special needs classrooms, rehab centers and other professional facilities, this complete communication system highlights the benefits of high-tech in an easy-to-use, low-tech format. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical...


Word of the Day
drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
Related