Tecnologia

O&M – Orientation and Mobility. Lesson #1: the long white cane

Blindness and Low vision can affect personal autonomy and the ability of spatial orientation. This impairment compromises functions that allow…

Tuesday March 27th, 2012

Deafpride: I am deaf and I am cool. Hearing aids are trendy

All deaf and hearing impaired people know that choosing a hearing aid is not simple. It ‘s such a personal…

Tuesday August 16th, 2011

Visually and Hearing impaired: it is expensive!

Some time ago I came across a video where a deafblind lady makes some interesting considerations associated with visual and…

Tuesday July 12th, 2011

Usher Syndrome and Facebook. The best and most followed pages to be always updated on Retinitis Pigmentosa and Hearing Loss

Almost all those who are suffering from rare and incurable diseasefeel the need to be in touch with others and…

Friday July 1st, 2011

How social media can help on disability

Social. It might seem that the relationship between social media and disability is implicit in the term, because often when…

Saturday May 28th, 2011

Neuroheadset Emotiv EPOC: overcome disability with the power of thoughts

The Emotiv EPOC is a high resolution, neuro-signal acquisition and processing wireless neuroheadset. It uses a set of sensors to…

Tuesday January 25th, 2011