23 06, 2020

AT Legend Carolann Cormier Will Retire

2020-06-25T12:34:09-04:00June 23rd, 2020|AT Success Stories|

Written by Nicole Natale, MS, CCC-SLP, ATP, Senior Education Specialist, CREC Resource Group For the past 36+ years, Carolann Cormier has worked as a speech-language pathologist (SLP) and an expert in assistive technology (AT) and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) throughout the state of Connecticut. Since 1995, Carolann’s career has spanned many different work environments, [...]

4 03, 2020

Accessibility Tip: Everyone Uses Captions!

2020-05-13T07:34:18-04:00March 4th, 2020|ICT Accessibility|

Written by Adam Kosakowski, M.Ed., ATP, Assistive Technology Specialist at New England Assistive Technology (NEAT), an Oak Hill Center If you’re deaf or hard of hearing or know someone in that population, you likely know about captioning and how it’s needed on videos in order for them to be accessible. But, did you also know [...]

3 03, 2020

Smartwatches as Assistive Technology

2020-05-13T07:40:00-04:00March 3rd, 2020|Product Spotlight|

Written by Nicole Natale, MS, CCC-SLP, ATP, CREC Resource Group There is no denying the rise in popularity of wearable technologies, especially smartwatches. The market is saturated with many devices that have a multitude of features. Smartwatches provide many benefits to people with disabilities and can be used as part of anyone’s Assistive Technology toolkit. Many [...]

3 03, 2020

Gift of Technology

2020-05-13T07:40:20-04:00March 3rd, 2020|Events, Product Spotlight|

Written by Shannon Taber, Assistive Technology Specialist, United Cerebral Palsy of Eastern CT In November of 2019, United Cerebral Palsy of Eastern Connecticut asked local schools to nominate students with disabilities for the “Gift of Technology.” We are happy to announce that we were able to select 18 individuals to receive this gift in the form [...]