Disabilities

07.10.14
Kids with disabilities can teach this robot how to play 'Angry Birds'
07.10.14

Kids with disabilities can teach this robot how to play 'Angry Birds'

As a way to help children dealing with cognitive and motor-skill disabilities, researchers from Ge...

By E. Alvarez,   07.10.14
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10.08.13
Deaf gamer connects, educates through Wizard101
10.08.13

Deaf gamer connects, educates through Wizard101

Even though she can't hear any of the music or sound effects in the game, Kelsey Fireheart professe...

By J. Olivetti,   10.08.13
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02.29.12
Google aids accessibility with ChromeVox reader, better YouTube captions and more
02.29.12

Google aids accessibility with ChromeVox reader, better YouTube captions and more

Engineers from Google have commandeered a booth at this year's CSUN accessibility conference and th...

By S. Sakr,   02.29.12
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12.19.11
Ekso Bionics' exoskeleton used to let paraplegics walk (video)
12.19.11

Ekso Bionics' exoskeleton used to let paraplegics walk (video)

It's not just nuclear-powered super soldiers who will use exoskeletons -- it can also be used to...

By D. Cooper,   12.19.11
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03.03.11
Apple seeking new paradigm for educating students with special needs
03.03.11

Apple seeking new paradigm for educating students with special needs

According to a report from AppleInsider, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) this week disc...

By D. Franklin,   03.03.11
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12.29.10
VerbalVictor app gives voice to disabled
12.29.10

VerbalVictor app gives voice to disabled

With iTunes overrun with apps that do little more than find creative ways to promote products or ot...

By C. Trout,   12.29.10
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07.27.10
The nose knows... how to let quadriplegics move and speak (video)
07.27.10

The nose knows... how to let quadriplegics move and speak (video)

We've seen quadriplegic transportation directed by brainwaves, speech and even the occasional Wiimo...

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04.07.10
Toe Mouse!
04.07.10

Toe Mouse!

You know what, the more we look at this thing, the less crazy we think it is. While the concept of...

By Vlad Savov,   04.07.10
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09.18.09
Ben Heck moves PS3 shoulder buttons to the front, spins us right round, baby, right round
09.18.09

Ben Heck moves PS3 shoulder buttons to the front, spins us right round, baby, right round

If you've ever wished that those buttons on your videogame controller were over here instead of ove...

By T. Stevens,   09.18.09
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