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Archive for April, 2015

Alternative Locks for Your Locker

Having access to a locker at school, at work or at the gym can be helpful for storing books, backpacks and clothing when you are on the go. For some people though, opening a combination lock to open the locker can be hard to do. For example, a person with a cognitive impairment may have […]

Dynavox Compass App

DynaVox developed Compass, an app that is available for use with an iPad. Compass provides communication solutions for individuals of all ages and abilities who cannot use their natural voice to participate in day to day activities. The app provides pagesets structured to address the unique needs of individuals with autism, cerebral palsy, aphasia, apraxia, […]

Introducing the Recreation Loan Library

A specialized loan library is now available for West Virginia athletes with disabilities. The loan program currently offers demonstrations of an adapted weight bench and the demonstration/loan of throwing chairs. The Recreation Loan Library is an initiative of WVATS newest partner organization, the West Virginia Wheelchair Track and Field Sports, Inc., and the brainchild of […]

HIMS Vendor Demonstration

HIMS, a company that specializes in the development and manufacturing of assistive technology for individuals who are blind or have ┬ávision needs, joined WVATS at the Center for Excellence in Disabilities for device demonstrations of low vision products and braille displays/notetakers. Two devices new to their company that were demonstrated were the Candy 5 HD […]

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Assistive Technology Works Vendor Demonstration

Teresa Dubovsky, MEd, MEd, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist with Assistive Technology Works, Inc. joined us at the Center for Excellence in Disabilities in Morgantown, WV for an afternoon of augmentative communication device demonstrations. Teresa gave presentations on the PRC Accent 800, 1000 and the PRC Accent 1200 NuEye as well as the Saltillo Novachat 5, 8 […]

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