How Professor Jim Gips developed the EagleEyes technology, which is transforming the lives of children with severe disabilities.
Alive Inside. A documentary demonstrating music’s ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it.
Life Without Limbs with Nick Vujicic.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOzsjEmjjHs http://www.lifewithoutlimbs.org/about-life-without-limbs/ http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/Overcoming-hopelessness-Nick-Vu
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly. The film of journalist Jean-Dominique Bauby. It describes what his life is like after suffering a massive stroke that left him with locked-in syndrome. It also details what his life was like before the stroke.
Ted Talk featuring Amy Purdy who became a professional snowboarder despite losing both her legs to meningitis.
The EagleEyes Project helps people with severe physical disabilities develop and be educated to their fullest by enabling them to access the computer
Recycling medical supplies to improve global health
Inexpensive, gently used walkers and wheelchairs in Connecticut
Access your iPad or iPhone with a switch
Non-biased info on Assistive Technology equipment
Organizations and Services
Joni and Friends International Disability Center
Assistive Technology Finance Loan Programs in Connecticut
Special needs hardware, software and organizations
A community enhancing the availability of Assistive Technology devices
Life Without Limbs
The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
The New England Consortium for Deafblind Technical Assistance And Training
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
A comprehensive list of organizations for Children and Adults who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing from theLaurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Know Your Rights!
The Americans with Disabilities Act
The ADA Amendments Act of 2008
What families with students should know about The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Beloved Music Can Renew Lives Lost to Dementia
Assistive Technology for people with dementia
Association of Locked-In Syndrome (This site takes a long time to load, but is worth the wait. The English translation is on the site's lower right)
Search for special iPhone, iPad and Android apps (THIS SITE TAKES A LONG TIME TO LOAD BUT IT'S WORTH THE WAIT!)