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1712, 2020

Accessible Pharmacy Services Can Help Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities

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by Patrick Olsen, Director of Business Development for Accessible Pharmacy Services in Connecticut Accessible Pharmacy is a comprehensive healthcare company specializing in medication management for individuals who are blind, have a disability or are part of the senior community. Accessible [...]

1712, 2020

Lending Library Brings a Voice to Transition Student

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by EASTCONN’s Ann Bedard, M.S., CCC-SLP, Assistive Technology Specialist/ Speech-Language Pathologist The TouchChat app was recently trialed through EASTCONN’s AT Lending Library by Chris, a transition-age student with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Several AAC options were ruled-out prior to Chris’s device trials, [...]

708, 2020

“Alexa, Can You Help Me Access My Environment”

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Written by JoAnne Lambert, M.S. CCC/SLP, EASTCONN Accessibility. Independence.  Important for all, but especially important for individuals with disabilities who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).  Through a grant obtained by the Eastford School District, two Amazon Alexa Smart Speakers [...]

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