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The North Carolina Assistive Technology Program (NCATP) leads North Carolina’s efforts to carry out the federal Assistive Technology Act of 2004. We promote independence for people with disabilities through access to technology.
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Careers in the Arts for People with Disabilities

Powered by iSpeechThis dialogue seeks to identify the resources that would prove most effective for people with disabilities pursuing education, training, and employment opportunities across all arts and culture disciplines, not only as artists but cultural workers as well. As … Continue reading

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Bestic Feeding Device: Mealtime Independence

Text to Speech Bestic : Increase your mealtime independence There are many reasons for trying Bestic Improve your quality of life and well-being Facilitate communication Easy to clean and handle Bestic is suitable for… …people with difficulties lifting or using … Continue reading

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Blindfold Song Name on the App Store

text to speech Blindfold Song Name is a fully accessible music game inspired by the TV Game Show “Name That Tune”. In each turn, you first hear all of the song title choices. Then you will hear the song. As … Continue reading

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SafeTracks GPS – Personal GPS Tracking Devices Safetracks™ offers a reliable GPS Personal Monitoring Device which is ideal for communicating and locating those with living with Alzheimer’s/Dementia, Autism, those suffering from PTSD, Lone Workers and other high-risk applications.     Key Features: SOS button Fall detection … Continue reading

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Object Recognition Apps – What Apps Might Work for Individuals with Learning or Intellectual Disabilities?

Convert Text to Speech  The science of object recognition  continues to evolve combining the science of artificial intelligence, computer vision and cloud based networks providing  greater recognition accuracy of objects and entities. Application of this science to apps have also become increasingly available on mobile devices … Continue reading

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Knork: Ergonomically Designed Flatware   KNORK Flatware is ergonomically designed to correctly fit the way we naturally eat. Its patented design combines innovation and function to produce a complete line of modern flatware designed with comfort, style and stability in mind. Each piece … Continue reading

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UPLIFT Height Adjustable Sit Stand Desk | Human Solution Stop, sit, and think. Now stand and do the same. Feel the difference just one small change can make? It’s time to banish negative health effects from less-than-optimal working posture with the UPLIFT Height Adjustable Sit Stand Desk. Stand … Continue reading

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Microsoft & Tobii Dynavox – Eye Tracking Access For Everyone

Speech Synthesis   Tobii Dynavox is beyond excited that Tobii’s eye tracking technology will be compatible with Microsoft Eye Control, Microsoft’s newest standard input method in their upcoming Windows 10 update. Every Windows 10 device will be pre-configured to use … Continue reading

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Motion Stool by UPLIFT Desk | Shop Human Solution

Text to Speech It’s time to rethink the concept of what an ergonomic office chair should be. The stylish and ergonomic UPLIFT Motion Stool has what your body needs for any type of perch-standing at your desk. The functional, weighted … Continue reading

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Open Sesame! Touch Free Control – Now on Google Play Never-before-seen Touch-Free control for your smartphone or tablet. Utilizing the front facing camera with advanced computer vision algorithms, the entire phone can be controlled with head movements, with any app downloaded from the Play Store. Sesame Enable developed the … Continue reading

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