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Find Experts In Assistive Technology For Low Vision And Blindness At NDVS/SB!

Straight from their website… North Dakota Vision Services/School for the Blind (NDVS/SB) provides statewide leadership, center based programming, and regionalized outreach services ensuring that the specialized needs of persons of all ages who are blind or visually impaired are met. NDVS/SB is an amazing resource to go to with all questions a person may have regarding…
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Color My World

I distinctly remember the point in the book The Giver when I realized that this seemingly Utopian society had lost the ability to see color.  I kept wondering what that would be like and how different everything would be to me. For those who are colorblind or have a Color Vision Deficiency (CVD), the world may look…
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App Wheel developed by Mark Coppin based on the Pedagogy wheel from by Allan Carrington, and modified by Cherie Pickering

The Wheel For The Apps Goes Round And Round….

There are many iPad apps out there for Autism, but how does one know which ones to investigate for the common learning characteristics of individuals on the Autism Spectrum (ASD)?  When looking for apps for students with ASD, it’s important to consider all educational apps, and not just those labeled as Autism apps, but the ASD…
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I Went To Therese Wilkomm’s Make And Take Workshop And This Is What I Thought!

m Recently, Therese Willkomm “The MacGyver” of Assistive Technology (AT) flew from her home in New Hampshire to teach North Dakotans and Minnesotans how to better make a positive impact on other’s lives through AT made on the fly. She uses common products to create amazing results. The average person walks by a political sign and sees…
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Adaptive Gardening Tools

Gardening With Ease

Summer is officially here!  When you think of summer, one activity that comes to mind is gardening.  But for some individuals gardening can be difficult due to aging, injury or disease. The following is just a few of the adaptive gardening tools available to individuals with disabilities to enable them to gain access to gardening.…
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