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Next in the power wheelchairs webinar series is "Emerging Technologies" on Oct. 6. The webinar will focus on controlling tablet computers and smartphones through the power wheelchair access method. RESNA is authorized by IACET to provide 0.1 CEU per webinar, and members...

source: RESNA

A new policy from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services could finally bring some relief to Medicare beneficiaries whose durable medical equipment needs repairs, as well as to the DME suppliers who are trying to help them. Effective Nov. 4, 2014, CMS has instructed...

source: Mobility Management

Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing to get more people with disabilities into the workforce with a new executive order called Employment First. The governor has a team looking at identifying and reducing employment barriers, helping students...

source: WSYR-TV

Tod Purvis and his brother Justin knew that they were going blind. Both had been diagnosed with choroideremia, a rare genetic disorder that causes progressive vision loss and eventually leads to complete blindness. So six years ago, the brothers went on a road trip across...

source: CNN

Could your dog speak to you through technology? Dr. Melody Moore Jackson, the director of the Animal Computer Interaction Lab at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, says that we're closer than ever to finding a way for your pet to talk to you. Jackson is heading the project called...

source: HLNtv

Specialized computers and tablets are a godsend to those with ALS. Along with the powered wheelchairs that many people with ALS are forced to use, computing devices are nearly ubiquitous. Taking over for failing hands and, often, voices, they allow those with ALS to stay...

source: Richmond Times-Dispatch


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