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Autism Beyond The iPad

The transformative impact of the iPad and touch devices on those with disabilities is plateauing, and will soon be fading. These devices have seen very little innovation since 2012-2013 with the introduction of the Mini and the Air. They are still excellent devices, but their sales have declined for these reasons.
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Google I/O, Tango, and Android Gear

I was fortunate enough to attend Google I/O 2014. There are two things which captured my attention. The first was Project Tango, which was on my radar prior to Google I/O. Project Tango is the work of Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) and is lead by Johnny Lee. The work they are doing with new high powered tablets holds great promise for those with special needs.
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Disruption, DynaVox, and the iPad

Mobile technology and the in-the-garage development of apps for those with disabilities has brought Apple, Google, and Samsung into competition with DynaVox and Tobii. Individuals with disabilities limited to a few companies willing to meet their needs suddenly have significant choice. For the first time, those with disabilities are purchasing the same cutting edge technologies coveted by the general public. They are benefiting from the purchasing power of the majority, which creates ever decreasing prices combined with constantly improving features.
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Quick Talk AAC + Nook HD = $160

Quick Talk AAC version 2.0 has been available on the iOS for some time.   The good news for Android users is version 2.0 is now available on Google Play Store. We are grateful to our growing community for guiding us to the fresh concepts in this version.   Recently, we have corresponded with Speech…