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Progress Since The 2014 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Ever wondered what the outcome was of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in 2014 that swept the entire nation? A lot of money was raised from that challenge which is being used for research and research projects for curing ALS.  Read the infographic below to find...
Ever wondered what the outcome was of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in 2014 that swept the entire nation? A lot of money was raised from that challenge which is being used for research and research projects for curing ALS. Read the infographic below to find out more.
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This Is Healthcare Of The Future
Imagine not having to organize a visit to your nearest primary care physician because they can "visit" you virtually through hologram technology. You won't have to imagine for much longer - this is the future of healthcare. Note: Click image below to enlarg...
Imagine not having to organize a visit to your nearest primary care physician because they can "visit" you virtually through hologram technology. You won't have to imagine for much longer - this is the future of healthcare. Note: Click image below to enlarge ...
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DIY Project: Objects Describe Themselves On Touch (For Blind People)
Wouldn't it be great if objects around us could just describe themselves instead of us having to figure out where and what they are? How convenient would it be for a blind person to touch or grab an object, and immediately get a description of what that obj...
Wouldn't it be great if objects around us could just describe themselves instead of us having to figure out where and what they are? How convenient would it be for a blind person to touch or grab an object, and immediately get a description of what that object is - right by the object itself?
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DIY Project: Objects Describe Themselves On Touch (For Blind People)
Wouldn't it be great if objects around us could just describe themselves instead of us having to figure out where and what they are? How convenient would it be for a blind person to touch or grab an object, and immediately get a description of what that obj...
Wouldn't it be great if objects around us could just describe themselves instead of us having to figure out where and what they are? How convenient would it be for a blind person to touch or grab an object, and immediately get a description of what that object is - right by the object itself?
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Oak City Soccer: Soccer Program For Kids With Autism
Oak City Soccer is not just another soccer program for kids. It is special, in that it is meant for kids ages 2 - 10 who are on the Autism spectrum. Shelley and Roxy, founders of the program, struggled to find a class where they could enroll their little so...
Oak City Soccer is not just another soccer program for kids. It is special, in that it is meant for kids ages 2 - 10 who are on the Autism spectrum. Shelley and Roxy, founders of the program, struggled to find a class where they could enroll their little son who has Autism.
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Apple Watch For Wheelchair Users: How It Was Made Possible
Around 650 million people around the world have some disabilities, and 10% of that population uses wheelchairs. Recently, Apple  announced that Apple Watch's next update will enable wheelchair users to use it for keeping track of calories burned as well as ...
Around 650 million people around the world have some disabilities, and 10% of that population uses wheelchairs. Recently, Apple announced that Apple Watch's next update will enable wheelchair users to use it for keeping track of calories burned as well as their fitness goals.
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Smartphones & Bluetooth Beacons Make It Easy For Blind People To Catch Buses
The city of Strasbourg is ready to make catching buses much easier for blind people. The buses will be equipped with BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) beacons that will interact with the transport app on the blind commuter's phone. As a bus approaches  the bus sto...
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CAPTCHA Be Gone: Solves CAPTCHAs For Blind People Quickly
CAPTCHA Be gone was released earlier this month from Accessible Apps , makers of QRead , the accessible EBook reader for the blind, and Chicken Nugget , a popular windows twitter client in the blind community. CAPTCHA Be Gone, currently available for Firefo...
CAPTCHA Be gone was released earlier this month from Accessible Apps, makers of QRead, the accessible EBook reader for the blind, and Chicken Nugget, a popular windows twitter client in the blind community. CAPTCHA Be Gone, currently available for Firefox and internet explorer, and coming soon ...
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DIY Project: Objects Describe Themselves On Touch (For Blind People)
Wouldn't it be great if objects around us could just describe themselves instead of us having to figure out where and what they are? How convenient would it be for a blind person to touch or grab an object, and immediately get a description of what that obj...
Wouldn't it be great if objects around us could just describe themselves instead of us having to figure out where and what they are? How convenient would it be for a blind person to touch or grab an object, and immediately get a description of what that object is - right by the object itself?
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Pokemon Go: Where Does It Stand With Disabled Gamers?
Released less than a couple of weeks ago, Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm. It is all the rage these days, with young adults walking around out in the real world, with their phones out,  looking for Pokemon they can capture, battle, and train. In cas...
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How To Make Your House Wheelchair Accessible
Ever wondered what it takes to make a house wheelchair accessible? The infographic below shows some really good guidelines that one can use in and around the house to make sure a person in a wheelchair gets to move around freely, has easy access to objects ...
Ever wondered what it takes to make a house wheelchair accessible? The infographic below shows some really good guidelines that one can use in and around the house to make sure a person in a wheelchair gets to move around freely, has easy access to objects in different parts of the house, ...
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Captioning Services In Theatres For Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Audience
For the 11 million deaf people in the UK, Stagetext, a local charity organization,  provides captioning and subtitle services at theatrical performances (very similar to television captions)  to give access to deaf and hard of hearing people to live cultura...
For the 11 million deaf people in the UK, Stagetext, a local charity organization, provides captioning and subtitle services at theatrical performances (very similar to television captions) to give access to deaf and hard of hearing people to live cultural events. In order to provide captions, ...
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