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Survey Says! Assistive Technology Writing Supports for Handwriting and Writing — AT and OT: Assistive Technology for OTs

As an occupational therapist (OT) that has certification in assistive technology (AT) from the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), I compiled a survey in preparation for a national AT conference in 2017. I developed a … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to Back Up!! How to Back Up Apps and Files (and a Little about a Flash Drive for iPad) — Tech it Issie

Tech it Issie provides great “How to” instructions for backing up apps and files on your iPad. Read on for their helpful instructions… Many people have come to us with questions following accidental erasure of communication boards from their iPad … Continue reading

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CDC Milestone Tracker App and Developmental Milestone Resources for Parents

The Center for Disease Control collects and provides statistic on many health and medical conditions. Over the past year or more, professional information I have read consistently cited an increase in the incidence of developmental disabilities. In a recent CDC … Continue reading

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Top 75 Occupational Therapy Blogs and Websites on the Planet

  Looking for the best OT blogs and resources on the web or planet? Feedspot.com’s recent polling of the Top 75 Occupational Therapy Blogs and Websites , as of November 19, 2017 shares the best blog and website resources occupational therapists! As … Continue reading

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Object Recognition Apps – What Apps Might Work for Individuals with Learning or Intellectual Disabilities?

  The science of object recognition  continues to evolve combining the science of artificial intelligence, computer vision and cloud based networks providing  greater recognition accuracy of objects and entities. Application of this science to apps have also become increasingly available on mobile devices for consumers with … Continue reading

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Live Caption — The Assistive Technology Daily

Live Caption Live Caption Using voice recognition software, you can connect with the world again. Stay in the conversation with Live Caption. Need help understanding the waiter at your favorite restaurant? When you download this app, they can speak directly … Continue reading

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Assistive Listening Devices For Hearing Loss People — Hearing Loss and Solution

For young and elderly clients, hearing may be a barrier in your OT practice. There are so many types of Assistive Listening Devices (ALD)  available today for individuals with hearing loss, it is important to be somewhat familiar and also … Continue reading

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