Website Blocker on Chrome – I-AM-STUDYING BLOCKER


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pad lock labeled I AM STUDYING

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A website blocker that helps you stay focused !
Features : - Set personal message for 'studying mode' - Answer a question in order to unlock blocking - Block sites that prevent you from focusing - Snooze - Blocked sites list - Analytics-gives you an overview about your browsing! - Share to Facebook option I Am Studying implements a new content recommendation widget developed in house. The widget recommends regular content relevant to your browsing session as well as suggested products on shopping websites. You can disable this widget anytime through the options page.
Source: Chrome Web Store - I-AM-STUDYING BLOCKER
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CCVIP Looks at The Seeing Eye GPS – YouTube


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Gus Chalkias and Lynnette Tatum using the seeing eye gps
CCVIP took The Seeing Eye GPS App on a road test. Gus Chalkias and Lynnette Tatum used the app's "Getter Warmer" feature to navigate the streets of New York. They mapped out a course from Baruch College to a location on Third Ave. south of 23rd St.--just a few blocks away. How did they make out? Have a look and see. Link to the app: http://goo.gl/cXKpcS
Source: CCVIP Looks at The Seeing Eye GPS - YouTube
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New Age Kurling Switch Game


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New Age Kurling Switch GameNew Age Kurling is an accessible switch game for two players, which can be played by touching the screen or using switch input.

Each player has four kurls to slide to the numbered target. You can use touch or a switch to control the direction of the kurl and to select the strength of the slide using the power meter. The player with the most points, based on where their kurls are on the target, wins.

Source: Google Play

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26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom


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26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom ...what a paperless classroom represents is important. Cloud-based collaboration. Mobile access. Simple sharing. Quick searching. Curriculum tagging. In short, the potential for agility, responsiveness, and personalization in teaching and learning
Source: 26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom
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Alive Inside – Music and Memory


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Gentleman listening to music through headphonesALIVE INSIDE is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music. His camera reveals the uniquely human connection we find in music and how its healing power can triumph where prescription medication falls short.This stirring documentary follows social worker Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music and Memory, as he fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music’s ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it. Rossato-Bennett visits family members who have witnessed the miraculous effects of personalized music on their loved ones, and offers illuminating interviews with experts including renowned neurologist and best-selling author Oliver Sacks (Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain) and musician Bobby McFerrin (“Don’t Worry, Be Happy”).
Source: Alive Inside
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Accessible Twitter and the Qube


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At CCVIP's November 2013 Demo Center event, instructor Lynne Tatum demonstrates how the Qube creates an accessible twitter interface. Download at http://www.quartzprojects.co.uk/download/
Source: Let's Get Social: Twitter and the Qube 
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VisionSim – Simulates 9 eye diseases – for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch


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Visual Sim App interface Simulates eye diseasesBraille Institute's VisionSim (v3.0) app for iPhone and iPad was developed to allow people with healthy vision to see the world through the eyes of a person experiencing one of nine degenerative eye diseases. The eye diseases that are simulated are: age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, chronic open-angle glaucoma, corneal edema, diabetic retinopathy, homonymous hemianopia, macular degeneration, retinal detachment, retinitis pigmentosa.
source VisionSim by Braille Institute on the App Store on iTunes
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Comlink LT3G™ Enable Eyes Eye Tracking System


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Comlink LT3G™ Enable Eyes - AAC Device With Robust Eye Tracking | FRS Custom Solutions

 Eye Tracking solutions have become increasingly popular yet many systems deliver disappointing and limited results. The ComLink LT3G Enable Eyes however; offers an unprecedented level of freedom that is becoming the benchmark for eye tracking performance and usability!
  Source: Comlink LT3G™ Enable Eyes - AAC Device With Robust Eye Tracking | FRS Custom Solutions.
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“Bionic pancreas” shows promise for diabetes management


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For some time, researchers have been on a quest to create a device that mimics the functions of the body's natural pancreas and seamlessly stabilizes blood sugar in a person with Type 1 diabetes. Now, results from two early NIH-funded trials, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, may indicate one prototype for a bionic pancreas is on the right track.
Source: "Bionic pancreas" shows promise for diabetes management - CBS News
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MediSafe Medication Management


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MediSafe helps people integrate healthier behaviour into their daily lives with our first-of-its-kind cloud-synced mobile medication management system. Using everyday technologies people already have, our technology makes it easier for families and friends to give the support needed to help their loved ones get healthier… together.
Source: MediSafe project
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