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Making Gaming Accessible

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Image by Microsoft The Discovery A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of visiting the assistive technology lab at Craig Hospital , an elite rehabilitation hospital housed in Englewood, Colorado which specializes in the treatment of patients with spinal cord injury and/or traumatic brain injury. I always enjoy visiting the tech lab when I return to Cr...
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Making Change with the Power of Assistive Technology

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Makers Making Change Today I want to tell you about an initiative that is using design and creation of assistive technology to positively impact the lives of people with disabilities. It is called " Makers Making Change ." This program is a part of the Neil Squire Society, a national Canadian nonprofit organization. The vision of the Neil Squire So...
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Wheelchair Accessible Route Planning with Google Maps

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Assuming Accessibility Have you ever tried to visit a local restaurant with friends, only to find that there are stairs leading to the entrance and no wheelchair ramp in sight? How about visiting a local concert venue and finding that there are a very limited number of wheelchair accessible seats? Better yet, what about the ever-dreaded bathroom is...
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