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Captioned Phone gives people with hearing impairments an accessible phone to use by Ron Graham Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Feb 2009 10:50pm I just love it when I hear about assistive technology in the mainstream media, not just on those usual online sites where I go to find this information. I mean, when you go to a web site dedicated to assistive technology and its use by people with disabilities, its not really any big surprise to learn about the latest tech innovation. So, you ... Read on »
Alzheimer's Sufferers May Function Better with Less Visual Clutter by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Oct 2012 6:05pm Not only does memory seem to be very closely linked to perception, but it’s also likely that one affects the other. Alzheimer’s patients may have trouble recognizing a loved one’s face not just because they can’t remember it but also because they aren’t able to correctly perceive its distinct combination of features. Alzheimer's Reading Room ... Read on »
Better telephone access for deaf people by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 02 Sep 2010 2:18pm A news release from TAG hit my inbox today, calling for better access to telephones for deaf people. This saga is really dragging on, but it wasn’t easy obtaining captions either. Dan offers a possible solution. Read on ….. NEWS RELEASE Government call for improved disabled access for 2012 must include better access to the teleph ... Read on »
Hearing Impaired and CI news by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:48pm The ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act) prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, State and local government services, public accommodations, commercial facilities, and transportation. It also mandates the establishment of TDD/telephone relay services. I frequent other hearing impair ... Read on »
Susceptibility of domestic cats to chronic wasting disease by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 14 Dec 2012 6:09pm Susceptibility of domestic cats to chronic wasting disease Candace K. Mathiason1,#, Amy V. Nalls1, Davis M. Seelig1, Susan L. Kraft2, Kevin Carnes2, Kelly R. Anderson1, Jeanette Hayes-Klug1 and Edward A. Hoover1 + Author Affiliations 1Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Patholo ... Read on »
Does Exposure to Cell Phones Reverse Alzheimer's Disease ? by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 Jan 2010 6:15am Microwave radiation from cell phones may protect against and even reverse Alzheimer's-like symptoms, according to a new study involving genetically tweaked mice...... By Bob DeMarco I know this will sound hard to believe but the study found that if cell phone exposure began before genetically engineered mice started show ... Read on »
Cell Phone Exposure May Protect Against and Reverse Alzheimer’s Disease by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 Jan 2010 10:22am January 12, 2010 The millions of people who spend hours every day on a cell phone, may have a new excuse for yakking. A surprising new study in mice provides the first evidence that long-term exposure to electromagnetic waves associated with cell phone use may actually protect against, and even revers ... Read on »
This can sure be one big help an ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:17pm This can sure be one big help and get rid of the telephone translation services easily, being able to visually see the individual doing the interpretation is a big help.  Anytime you have a visual, it makes the experience much more gainful and productive.  Also, it is good for the hearing impaired with the visuals too.   Nice inexpensive move ... Read on »
iPad Apps for Blind/Visually Impaired Children by Jessica K. Posted Fri 23 Sep 2011 5:02pm It's been almost a week since Thomas got his iPad and it is working out great! There are so many good apps for special needs kids but the trick is finding them. There are sooooooo many apps! I've been scouring the internet for app recommendations and I've compiled a list below with a quick review. I will also list other sites with app ... Read on »
17 Misconceptions about People with Hearing Loss by Danielle N. Patient Expert Posted Fri 18 Dec 2009 1:53pm 1 Comment I got this wonderful email from a friend of mine named Janice who happens to be a fantastic advocate for those of us with hearing loss. Thanks Janice so much for always helping us!!! Here is what she wrote in a Magazine. 17 Misconceptions about People with Hearing Loss By: Janice Schacter Misconceptions about people who are deaf or hard of h ... Read on »