Category Archives: Transition

BLITAB – a Tactile tablet

BLITAB is the world’s first tactile tablet for blind and visually impaired people (http://blitab.com).  The Austrian innovation team demonstrated the BLITAB at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas on January 5 – 8, 2017.  In addition, the BLITAB was … Continue reading

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Encouragement and Success

Today is the last day of 2016 so instead of talking about technology, I would like to express my appreciation to the educators, rehabilitation counselors, practitioners, caregivers, parents, and their family members who are helping individuals with disabilities. I encourage … Continue reading

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Smartglasses for the visually impaired

A few years ago when a smart eyeglass product called Google Glass, a wearable computer with a head-mounted display, was introduced, many users liked the features such as taking clear high definition pictures and videos with their free hand, sending … Continue reading

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What do you do now after you graduate?

The number of high school students with disabilities who are planning to continue their education in postsecondary schools is increasing.  Some may seek to continue two- and four-year colleges and universities.  Others plan to enroll in vocational and career schools.  Of … Continue reading

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