Real British voices available in Proloquo2Go 2.0

With the release of Proloquo2Go 2.0, AssistiveWare and Acapela Group have added two real British children's voices. As approximately 60% of Proloquo2Go’s users are children, we felt the need to create authentic children’s voices. Up until now, children with communication difficulties could only speak with an adult voice or artificially emulated children’s voices that sounded …

Networked lightbulb

Aside from bad jokes about "how many networks does it take to change a light tbulb?", the implications of networking and comodifying devices, like lightblulbs has important implications for accessibility and Assistive technology. World's first networked dimmable light bulb Energy-saving, 8W LED bulb shines as brightly as a 60W incandescent bulb Software configurable: link to …

AirStrap Med iPad case for healthcare professionals has great AT potential

AirStrap Med brings the convenience and security of Griffins AirStrap case to the demanding environment of healthcare settings.AirStrap Med is designed to make using iPad 2 and iPad 3rd gen. in healthcare settings easier, safer and more comfortable. Using the wide, comfortable hand strap on the back of the case, its much easier to hold …

Meeting Medicaid’s Criteria to Fund Medical Equipment

Letters of Justification Meeting Medicaid’s Criteria to Fund Medical Equipment May 24, 20122:00 - 3:45 p.m.(Eastern Daylight Time) (See registration form)This 105-Minute Teleconference for attorneys, advocates, assistive technology (AT) specialists, and others will provide a detailed overview of what should go into a quality letter of medical justification to meet Medicaid’s legal funding criteria for …

Mobile Lorm Glove lets the deaf and blind communicate with others

Mobile Lorm Glove lets the deaf and blind communicate with others | Ubergizmo.   Don’t you just love the massive advancements made in the realm of technology? The Mobile Lorm Glove is one of them, where they will help the deaf and blind communicate with other people via mobile technology. Why is it called the Lorm Glove? …

Using Siri to select words and start a car

As in an ear lie post, Getting Siri to work with a radio thermostat, this article highlights the potential applications, such as searching and choosing a word. The ability to open locked doors, close the binds and control heating and cooling (environmental controls) will enable more individuals to operate independently. The consumerization of these technologies will …