Assistive Technology in the news

Two articles popped up today, both about assistive technology.

The March of Dimes has a competition in BC and another one in Calgary, offering the chance for 8 disabled people to win a tablet set up to support them. While it would be better for people to just get the technology they need for their life, this is a start.

Today, the Government of Canada launched their Accessible Technology Program. Hopefully this will lead to more technology being available to people who need it. It’s a start – I just hope that there are organizations out there that can take part in this.

The coincidence is large that this comes in the same week that Glenda and I shared our #JustAsk video, with both of us using the Proloquo4Text app on our iPads. If you haven’t seen the video yet, check us out here:

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