Make Your Voice Heard – Hearing Loss

A person with dark brown skin smiling in a tan and white polka dot shirt wearing glasses and white headphones sitting in a black wheelchair typing with a lounge space blurred in the background.

This past week, I had the opportunity to participate in the Hearing Loss Association of America’s (HLAA) Annual Virtual Convention. HLAA’s mission is to “open the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing information, education, support and advocacy.”   While all the sessions were very interesting, I thought the sessions on access…

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The Future of AT in Employment

Woman using AT to work hands-free with puff device control, including voice control and additional asisstive devices besides computer

Using AT to gain employment and support work over a lifetime has been a goal of our community for as long as we have been around. We have seen huge gains in the variety and flexibility of technology we can use as AT for employment in the last few decades. But, I think there may…

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AT for Gardening: Containers and Beds

By Aimee Sterk, LMSW, MATP Staff I’ve been a gardener for years and a vegetable gardener for at least a decade. I joined a vegetable garden farm share program about 20 years ago and loved the fresh veggies from down the road and began exploring some easy options to grow some myself. My farm share…

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