Janet Parke

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Apple's iPad Pro may go on sale November 11th

With Apple's iPad business continuing to slow down, the upcoming iPad Pro is one of the more important products in the company's pipeline. Apple introduced it in early September but declined to give a release date, only saying it would arrive sometime in November. For Apple, that usually means the …

Windows 10 upgrade considerations for screen reader and magnifier users

If you currently use Assistive Technologies (AT), like screen readers or magnifiers, your experience on Windows 10 will be similar in many ways to …

Windows 10

How Apps Are Helping Kids with Autism Learn to Communicate

Since 2012, there has been a 30 percent increase in children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Autism). One in 68 kids are said to be on the …

Autism

4 Ways Technology Can Improve Architecture for (and by) the Blind

Seven years after waking up without sight, San Francisco-based architect Chris Downey is helping to revolutionize the built environment with …

Top 10 Text To Speech (TTS) Software For eLearning

Best Text To Speech Software<p>Narration and use of human voices are quite the recipe to make online learners more interested and emotionally connected …

Does (Assistive) Technology Make a Difference?

Does assistive technology make a difference? Don't take my word for it.<br>Ask the fifth-grade student who typically took four months to read <i>one</i> book and …

The everyday use of assistive technology by people with dementia and their family carers: a qualitative study

What types of AT are used by people with dementia and their family carers?<p>We identified three main categories of AT use in everyday settings:<p>‘Formal’ …

Social Work

Amplifying the Power of the Elderly with 3D Printed Assistive Technologies

Ideally, with age comes wisdom, and with wisdom comes the realization that our bodies are no longer as durable and capable as they were in youth. …

Old Age