Henry Evans And his Telepresence Robot – The Assistive Technology Daily

Paralyzed by a stroke, Henry Evans uses a telepresence robot to take the stage — and show how new robotics, tweaked and personalized by a group called ..

Source: http://attraining.org/atdaily/2015/01/12/telepresence-robot/

A big H/T to  The Assistive Technology Daily who scours the Internet for the most interesting and state of the art AT news!

One of their recent posts review a telepresence robot. What a fabulous way for individuals who are medically fragile to be a presence literally anywhere. Do you know of any students, who are medically fragile and receive virtual education at home? Visualize them being present in the classroom with a telepresence robot!

How long will it take before we see this at school?

What fabulous opportunities technology (and some cash) can offer!

Thank you to The Assistive Technology Daily!

Carol

As scooped on Scoop.itOT mTool Kit

About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, AdEd, OTR/L, ATP, CATIS

OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary and work environments. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education and home environments. Currently a graduate student in the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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