June Seifert

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American Airlines Pilots Lose 40lb With Apple iPad Electronic Flight Bag

American Airlines recently got permission to use its iPad Electronic Flight Bags in the cockpit during all phases of flight, saving an estimated $1.2 million of fuel annually. (Hat tip Mactrast, image)<p>For pilots, it’s a huge benefit. A bag full of airways charts, airport maps and operations manuals …

Careers for Disability Professionals

States Get Ranked On Disability Services

Arizona is the place to be when it comes to services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, according to a new national ranking.<p>…

Tiny implant sends seizure alert - Futurity

U. MELBOURNE (AUS) — A small device implanted in the brain accurately predicts epilepsy seizures …

Medical Technology

Posts You May Have Missed For Autism Awareness Month

- Leave your thoughts<p>A- A+<p><b>PrAACtical Thinking</b><p>Happy April: Celebrate Autism Acceptance Month and National Poetry Writing Month<br>• Happy World Autism Day!<br>• 5 …

Apple’s debt strategy saves $9.2B in taxes (plus $100m a year in interest deductions)

Sums done by Moody’s Investment Services (via <i>Bloomberg</i>) confirm reports that Apple’s approach of borrowing the $100b needed to fund its stock buy-back and dividend plans will result in massive tax savings, estimated at $9.2B …<p>Based on current rates, Apple will pay interest of about $308 million a …

Jobs Report Shows Little Change For People With Disabilities

As the economy added 165,000 jobs last month, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday that the employment situation remained largely unchanged for …

These Are The 25 Best-Selling iPhone Apps Of All Time

It's closing in on 50 billion apps downloaded. Just last year it was at 25 billion apps downloaded.<p>To celebrate, it listed the top 25 all-time paid apps. These lists are always fun to flip through.<p>One thing that stands out: How many early apps are on the list. There aren't a lot of recent …

Apps

Study Finds Learning Disabilities Often Bundled, Fairly Common

A new University of Melbourne study suggests that up to 10 per cent of the population is affected by specific learning disabilities …

Autism program exercises 'from the brain out'

Because of medications and lack of physical activity, many kids with autism will gain weight. Sensitivity to light and noise also make it difficult …

Flying with autism: Airport program helps affected children

Air travel can be stressful for even the most experienced road warriors. But it can be much tougher for families with a child on the autism spectrum who becomes unnerved by the lines and security procedures at the airport and the tight quarters and strange noises on an airplane.<p>For the Littlejohn …

Autism

Special products fulfill special needs

Chat Bag<p>Lori Holbrook’s daughter, Hannah, has Down syndrome, autism and apraxia of speech. In 2010, she began using an iPad as a communication device.<p>…