This Blog includes information related to Library Adaptive Technology events, archives, presenter and participant recommendations and suggestions.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The Assistive Technology Blog

The Assistive Technology Blog is a publication of the Virginia Department of Education's Training and Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Top Tech Tidbits

Audacity is a free, open-source, multi-track audio editor. A free guide to using it with JAWS, also useful with other screen readers, is available.

This AppleVis podcast is entitled "Voice To Apps: Bringing Voice Recognition to Messaging, Email, Facebook Twitter and More"

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Friday, March 9, 2012 - a social network for kids with autism - a social network for kids with autism, allows users to create a room, the Squagpad, filled with original thoughts, messages, videos and photos that enable each user to journal and create a personal space that facilitates self reflection and friendship. And with the help of parents, kids can connect with like-minded other Squag users to build communication skills and establish friendships.

Perkins Assistive Technology Prize

Perkins School for the Blind will offer the inaugural Perkins Assistive Technology Prize as part of the 2012 MassChallenge competition for early-stage entrepreneurs.
The $25,000 grant is designed to inspire solutions that improve opportunities and quality of life for persons with disabilities, empowering them to reach their full potential.