Tag Archives: ABLEDATA

Flores, Chocolates, Amor…y Discapacidad

Tenga en cuenta: Los enlaces de este artículo van a páginas que pueden incluir una discusión franca sobre el sexo y la sexualidad. ¡Mañana es el Día de San Valentín! En todo el país, las parejas están haciendo cola para … Continue reading

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Preguntas y Respuestas: Noticias Mensuales para la Comunidad de la Discapacidad

Preguntas y Respuestas es un recurso mensual para la Comunidad de la Discapacidad de habla española que llena una necesidad de información. Cada mes, revisamos las búsquedas que aparecen en nuestro blog y a través de las solicitudes de información … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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Information and referral services at your fingertips!

In 2011, the US Senate passed S.RES 241, which declared November 16th as “National Information and Referral Services Day”. The Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) led the way in the declaration of I&R day. The diverse I&R community … Continue reading

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AbleData hosts AT Palooza via Twitter from May 27th until May 29th!

Beginning on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 9 a.m. AbleData is hosting their first AT Palooza (#ATpalooza) via Twitter through Friday, May 29th at 11 p.m. EDT. Over the three-day event, assistive technology (AT) experts and AbleData staff will share … Continue reading

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Reintroducing AbleData!

New Editions Consulting, Inc., (www.neweditions.net), a leader in disability, health and social policy and programs, was recently awarded the contract to maintain and expand the AbleData (www.abledata.com) program. AbleData is a program of the U.S. Dept. of Education’s National Institute … Continue reading

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MyVoice: A Prototype American Sign Language (ASL) Translator

Students at the University of Houston designed a device called MyVoice, an ASL translator, which uses a video camera to capture a person’s sign language movements.  For people with hearing disabilities sign language can greatly improve communication with the world; … Continue reading

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June is Aphasia Awareness Month

The National Aphasia Association (NAA) defines aphasia as an acquired communication disorder that impairs a person’s ability to process language but does not affect intelligence.  Aphasia impairs the ability to speak and understand language; individuals with aphasia can also experience … Continue reading

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Resources: Products, devices, and other technologies related to autism

In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, we searched the ABLEDATA database to locate products, devices, and other technologies related to autism. Assistive technologies support people with autism at school, at work, and at home. Products found in our search included … Continue reading

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Are you handy? DIY Assistive Technology

Did you know that ABLEDATA maintains a database of noncommercial and do-it-yourself assistive technology solutions? It’s absolutely true! In addition to more than 36,000 commercial AT products, ABLEDATA lists protoypes, DIY solutions, and custom adaptations to existing technology. Search for … Continue reading

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