Tag Archives: assistive technology

Stroke Awareness Month: Technology for Recovery

For Stroke Awareness Month, we are exploring some of the recent NIDILRR-funded projects focusing on technology to support recovery and rehabilitation from stroke. Continue reading

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Answered Questions for April 2022: Assistive Technology and Rehabilitation for the Full Participation of People with Limb Loss

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: Due to a recent injury, my arm had to be amputated. I want to be able to participate in … Continue reading

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What are Mobility Disabilities?

Mobility disability is an umbrella term for a variety of physical disabilities that are defined by impediments, limitations, or characteristics that limit or prevent independent movement such as standing, walking, reaching, and balancing. Disabilities in this category may be congenital … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for December 2021: Dental and Oral Health for People with Disabilities

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My son has a disability, and it can be a challenge to help him maintain his dental/oral health. Where … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Assistive Technology for People with Sensory Disabilities – November 2021

This month’s Answered Questions discusses assistive technology for people with sensory disabilities, including mobile health apps, preferences for indoor wayfinding systems; novel technology-based interventions, and more. Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for AT – A Quick Look at Assistive Technology Research and Development

We take a quick look at some of the exciting projects working in AT right now, along with resources to find AT you need for an inclusive holiday season. Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community on Resources for the Latinx Disability Community for September 2021

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I am a service provider that works with the Latinx disability community. What information, resources, research are available in … Continue reading

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The Life Champions Foundation: Assisting the Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Colombia

In this post, we discuss the Life Champions Foundation in Colombia, which works for the comprehensive improvement of the quality of life of people with disabilities. Continue reading

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Autism and Technology for Independence – A Quick Look at the Research

For Autism Acceptance Month, we’re highlighting current and recent projects developing and testing technology to support the independence of people with autism at school, at work, and in the community. Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for March 2021 on Down syndrome

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I am a new mother and my baby was diagnosed with Down syndrome. What resources and research are available … Continue reading

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