Section of Knox County Jail Closes, 20 Inmates Transferred Out
A section of the Knox County Jail is now closed. A shortage of staff is to blame. Inmates are being diverted to other facilities, a short-term solution to
Assisted Living 101: Different Kinds of Assisted Living Communities
When it comes to assisted living, we've put together an easy-to-read guide that gives you the basics of understanding everything you need to know about assisted living.
What is Assistive Technology?
Assistive technology is technology used by individuals with disabilities in order to perform functions that might otherwise be difficult or impossible. Assistive technology can include mobility devices such as walkers and wheelchairs, as well as hardware, software, and peripherals that assist people with disabilities in accessing computers or other information technologies. For example, people with limited hand function may use a keyboard with large keys or…
What is Assistive Technology (A.T.)
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Dustin Kensrue Explains Why the World Needs Whistleblowers
Thrice frontman Dustin Kensrue has had an interesting few years. After the band went on hiatus in 2012, Kensrue became the worship pastor at Mars Hill, the massive, multi-location church founded by controversial pastor Mark Driscoll. Two years later, after Driscoll found himself at the center of s
What does Assistive Technology mean to You?
The INDATA Project is one of 56 similar federally-funded projects designed to increase access and awareness of assistive technology. We asked individuals we ...
What is Medication Assisted Treatment?
It’s safe to state that alcoholic thinking, in its many forms of dependency, is more prevalent in 2019 than ever. Far too many chemically dependent folk burdened with such have fallen, possibly finding themselves in need of some immediate changes. Recovery is often that change. However, to get to the other side, there’s much about … What is Medication Assisted Treatment? Read More »
Assistive Technology and Tips for Parents
* The information below is part of the presentation “How Technology Can Support Students with Dyslexia” that I gave with Krista Bolen at the TNIDA 2018 RISE conference on April 7, 2018.…
Assistive Technology: What it is and How to Use it
Students with disabilities can benefit from using assistive technology (AT) to support a wide variety of skills. But what is assistive technology and how do you select and appropriately use it? In this introductory CTD event, we’ll cover what assistive technology is, the legal consideration process for choosing assistive technology and some of the different types of tools that are available for students of all ages.
How to prescribe smart assistive technology
Here we have a brief guide to aid in prescribing products in Tunstall’s range of smart assistive technology.
Assisted suicide is not what it seems
In a special interview with the widow of former US Marine JJ Hanson, we cover the very difficult topic of the so-called Right to Die.
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United Way 211 Celebrating Years of Assisting People
Friday is 211 Day which recognizes the free hotline that connects local residents to vital services through the United Way. Mayor Lloyd Winnecke was on hand as people had a chance to learn more about how the 211 Hotline works which services are available. The service launched in 1986 and it provides assistance for things …
Why Assisted Suicide dies every year in Connecticut.
Despite celebrity endorsements, fancy lobbyists, multi-colored lapel stickers, printed t-shirts, and the close to half million dollars, even more, that has been spent by a well-heeled national group in Connecticut ... Read More
10 Best Cities For Tech-Assisted Aging In Place
At the core of CareLinx's mission is a commitment to enabling the elderly to age comfortably and safely in their own homes. It was with great satisfactio...
Assistive and Smart Technology: Getting More Out of Life
The My Place CT Blog and Podcast spotlights important, relevant topics of concern for older adults, people with disabilities and the people who care for them.
Top assistive technology and apps for people with sight loss
We round up the top 10 assistive technology products and apps for people who are blind or partially sighted, to help them navigate the world, at home and when out and about.
How I Integrated Animal-Assisted Therapy into Practice |
An SLP shares how how getting a new dog motivated her to try using therapy dogs in treatment, with impressive results for her clients.
How does assisting with suicide affect physicians?
The Massachusetts Medical Society recently reversed its long-held opposition to physician-assisted suicide. A psychiatrist notes many physicians are painfully conflicted about participating.
How Assistive Technology has Changed Disability Employment
How has assistive technology changed disability employment?