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The North Carolina Assistive Technology Program (NCATP) leads North Carolina's efforts to carry out the federal Assistive Technology Act of 2004. We promote independence for people with disabilities through access to technology. Visit our website at

Accurate and Private Speech Technologies

http://www.ispeech.org Finally, a way to verbally communicate and transcribe in complete privacy. Perfect sound anywhere – on a plane, in the street or at the office. Patent Pending Steno SR is a hand-held sound booth for use anywhere you want … Continue reading

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Think and Zoom – Hands free visual magnification powered by the human mind Zuby Onwuta, a legally blind US Army veteran and ex-IBM engineer, has been officially recognized by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as the inventor of “Think and Zoom: Brain-Control for Blind Assistive Tech”. The visually impaired, which includes … Continue reading

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Disability Cocoon Your ideas, your experience, your movement. How can you help change the status quo? Making Disability Technology Possible We are a disability technology catalyst organization.  We source and promote disability technology solutions and innovation, to inspire and foster increased … Continue reading

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Pocket Schedule Planner on the App Store MANAGE ASSIGNMENT Kinds of sections are designed to track down all your assignments easily and intuitively. You can either organize your assignments by date, by course or by priority, or sort them by completed or uncompleted. KEEP YOU ALERT … Continue reading

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IndeeLift | Healthcare Providers | Caregivers WELCOME TO INDEELIFT The People Picker Upper! Indeelift has  developed a line of Our patented line of products address the growing need to help people up from the floor avoiding further injury to the fallen or those who care … Continue reading

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english text to speech voices Reliefband® is drug-free, clinically-proven, doctor-recommended FDA-Cleared wearable technology for the treatment of nausea and vomiting associated with: Car, Airplane, Boats, Virtual Reality, Vertigo, Pregnancy, Amusement, Chemotherapy and postoperative nausea, and vomiting. Reliefband® 2.0 is indicated … Continue reading

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OpenBraille, a DIY Braille Embosser

TTS A mechanical braille embosser cost over a 1000$USD and an electric goes from 3000$ up to 5000$. I tough about making one for a friend but I couldn’t find a DIY version, so I decided to make one myself. … Continue reading

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ISAAC free online collection | Explore Taylor & Francis Online Enjoy free access to articles selected by the Editors of Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Official journal of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) Source: ISAAC free online collection | Explore Taylor & Francis Online

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W3C : New Redesign The redesign makes it easier to skim pages, read content, find specific information, and discover new resources. It’s also easier for the community to be involved in improving resources. Much of the content is revised. We plan to revise … Continue reading

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Pointello laser-wireless low-tech communication system | Talk To Me Technologies Pointello laser-wireless low-tech communication system. Just point and communicate! Pointello provides a quick and easy way to communicate medical requests, basic needs and common words and phrases. How it works. Just attach the communication board to a wall, turn on … Continue reading

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