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“Should Be On The Top-Ten List…” – ATIA “Must-Have Guide….” – About.com “Comprehensive, Practical and Detailed…” – Disaboom “Lively Narrative Style…” National Multiple Sclerosis Society The Illustrated Guide to Assistive Technology and Devices: Tools and Gadgets for Living Independently (Demos Publishing, December 2009, Paperback) is one of the only books on the marketplace to address assistive technology from a purely consumer perspective. Written by former BusinessWeek.com assistive technology columnist Suzanne Robitaille, this book chronicles the use of assistive technology used by individuals with disabilities to perform functions that might otherwise be difficult or impossible. It includes everything from simple “no-tech” gadgets for the home and office; to the “high-tech” electronic gadgets and complex computer systems for the workplace; to mobility aids and accessible vans for getting around; and modified equipment for lifestyle needs, such as talking ATMs and strobe light alarm systems. Through her book, Suzanne empowers people with disabilities to use assistive technologies to ... keep reading »

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