27 09, 2021

Digital Accessibility Tip! Link Text

2021-09-27T11:59:25-04:00September 27th, 2021|ICT Accessibility|

Written by Adam Kosakowski, M.Ed., ATP,  New England Assistive Technology (NEAT) Center Links are everywhere and are used in every type of digital content. As such, making links accessible is incredibly important. But, how to do so is not common knowledge, and there are many wrong ways to do it that will make the experience worse [...]

27 09, 2021

Interview between Ann Bedard, M.S., CCC-SLP and Kevin Williams, Prentke AAC Distinguished Lecture at ATIA 2021

2021-09-27T15:11:00-04:00September 27th, 2021|AT Success Stories|

How were you chosen to give the Edwin and Esther Prentke Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Distinguished Lecture at ATIA? I was nominated by Celeste Helling, a Charlotte based SLP who works at the North Carolina Assistive Technology Program (NCATP). Celeste submitted a written nomination to the review committee for the lecture. The review committee [...]

28 05, 2021

The Connect to Tech Project Kicks Off!

2021-05-28T07:59:49-04:00May 28th, 2021|Announcement|

By Nicole Natale, MS, CCC-SLP, ATP, Senior Education Specialist, CREC Resource Group The CT Tech Act Project was awarded a grant as part of the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation National Paralysis Resource Center 2020 High Impact Innovative Assistive Technology (HIIAT) grants program. As a result, the CT Tech Act and three assistive technology (AT) [...]

28 05, 2021

Generations On Line (GoL) Offers New Free Tutorials

2021-05-28T07:57:17-04:00May 28th, 2021|Resource|

GoL wants to simplify tools and technology for older adults, helping foster and promote their internet literacy, access and skills, while also helping them overcome any fears associated with electronic media. GoL is offering free tutorials that may be useful to many older adults who are online users. Visit the links below to learn more: [...]

28 05, 2021

Stay Connected Program: Reducing Social Isolation for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities During COVID-19

2021-05-28T07:54:51-04:00May 28th, 2021|AT Success Stories|

By Stacey Fulton, OTR/ATP, EASTCONN As the CT Tech Act Project embraces new grant initiatives, the Stay Connected program has also been in full swing. Stay Connected is a statewide program operated out of the Connecticut Department of Aging and Disability Services in collaboration with the State Unit on Aging and the CT Tech Act [...]

27 05, 2021

Most Requested Devices for Staying Connected in 2020

2021-05-28T07:53:47-04:00May 27th, 2021|AT Devices|

By Kristopher Thompson, BAS, CAPS, Smart Technology Specialist, New England Assistive Technology (NEAT) Social isolation is a serious public health problem, and something I have been focused on  during most of my time at NEAT. I have conducted many presentations that showcase how today’s smart technology can combat this problem, but 2020 opened my eyes [...]

17 12, 2020

Samsung Galaxy Has an Instant and Powerful Impact for Stay Connected Program

2020-12-17T11:30:08-05:00December 17th, 2020|AT Success Stories|

by Kristopher Thompson, NEAT, Smart Technology Specialist A few weeks ago, Independence Northwest reached out to me with an urgent referral for the “Stay Connected” program. The referral was for a woman who, like many facing social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, lived alone and had mobility challenges that prevented her from getting out to [...]

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