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5 04, 2022

Nancy’s Story

2022-04-05T09:34:43-04:00April 5th, 2022|AT Success Stories|

Seniors - even those with no computer experience - have gained valuable skills through the Stay Connected program. During the height of the COVID pandemic, Nancy, an older adult living independently in her own home, was beginning to feel socially isolated as she was unable to get together with her friends for their [...]

10 12, 2021

Emergency Broadband Benefit becomes a Permanent Program!

2021-12-10T14:31:44-05:00December 10th, 2021|Announcement|

Great news for households who need broadband access in their homes! In the new Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, signed into law on Nov. 15, 2021, the Emergency Broadband Benefit became a permanent program – now called the Affordable Connectivity Program. Households who meet the 200% of poverty level may receive a $30.00 per month [...]

10 12, 2021

Using AT for Everyday Tasks

2021-12-10T14:30:35-05:00December 10th, 2021|General|

Written by Stacey B. Fulton, OTR/L, ATP, CAPS & Carlie Clayton, OTR/L EASTCONN’s Assistive Technology Department teamed up with EASTCONN’s EXCELS program for an all-inclusive Thanksgiving activity! Our team included students, related services (OT/Speech) and a paraprofessional working together with assistive technology to make it possible to create a yummy Thanksgiving treat. In order to [...]

10 12, 2021

How Assistive Technology Can Support Those Experiencing “Long COVID”

2021-12-10T14:15:25-05:00December 10th, 2021|Resource|

Reposted from IL_NET TA, National Technical Assistance Center for Independent Living What Are “Post-COVID Conditions (Long COVID)?” According to the CDC, post-COVID conditions are “a wide range of new, returning, or ongoing health problems people can experience four or more weeks after first being infected with the virus that causes COVID-19.” Often referred to as [...]

10 12, 2021

Center for Educational and Assistive Technology Partnering to Expand

2021-12-10T14:04:17-05:00December 10th, 2021|Announcement|

The Center for Educational and Assistive Technology (CEAT) at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) is excited to partner with the Special Education Department and the Assistive Technology Program to increase community partnerships. Bogdan Zamfir, the Director of CEAT, is working with Dr. Lauren Tucker, assistant professor in the Special Education Department and Director of the [...]

10 12, 2021

Bushnell Sensory-Friendly Performances with Communication Supports

2021-12-10T13:01:50-05:00December 10th, 2021|General|

Written by Dr. Lauren Tucker The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford continued its sensory-friendly series with a production of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” at the end of November. The Bushnell has established a series of sensory-friendly or relaxed events that increase access to the theater for all patrons. During the [...]

27 09, 2021

Movia Robotics Shares a Look into Robot-Assisted Instruction

2021-09-27T12:05:34-04:00September 27th, 2021|Product Spotlight|

Written by Muniba Masood​, Vice President, Movia Robotics Children with autism have always had to change for the world; but now the world is starting to change for them! Devoted to improving the lives of children with autism through Robot-Assisted Instruction, MOVIA Robotics is an innovative tech company that designs products for both the home and [...]

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