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AT Video Game Toys and Tips for the Holidays

Yesterday’s post about AT Gifts for the holidays was suspiciously void of video game related AT. Don’t fret. Where It’s AT has our gaming community members covered, we just decided this topic deserved it’s very own blog! First off, let us just recognize that Microsoft is leading the industry in respect to first party adaptive…

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Assistive Technology Holiday Gift Guide

Buying the right holiday gift for a loved one can be a real challenge, even in years with less environmental challenges. If you are still struggling to find the perfect last minute gift, let Where It’s AT Give you a helping hand for the holidays. Barbie® Fashionista dolls have a focus on diversity of representation,…

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The World of Assistive Tech for Brain Injuries

“Brain injuries are like fingerprints,” says Phil Subia, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) advocate. “No two are alike.” Because the effects of a brain injury are complex and vary greatly from person to person, there are plenty of different devices and tools that help people living with a TBI. For Phil, a motorcycle accident in 2016…

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Assistive Technology at Work

The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) and its programs are partnering with California disability communities to celebrate October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). The purpose of NDEAM is to educate the community about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. This year’s theme…

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Helpful Apps for Mental Health

  September is Self Care Month. Self care refers to (often simple) activities to ensure physical and mental fitness. According to clinical psychologist, Lavonna Connell, self care is a critical and important part of every person’s mental health. Not taking care of oneself mentally often leads to physical ailments. Dr. Connell explains that in the…

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WHERE IT’S AT: The New Name for the Ability Tools Blog

The Ability Tools team at the California Foundation for Independent Living (CFILC) opted to let our assistive technology (AT) advocates and the general public vote online for a new blog name. With over 50% of the votes, Where It’s AT won! When you think of an assistive technology (AT) blog – Ability Tools is Where…

A.T. LETS ME PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS

Congratulations to the assistive technology users and photographers who show us what’s possible with A.T. We were thrilled to see photos of people from all over the country. Thanks to your fabulous photos of people using assistive technology (AT), we brought more awareness to the world of adaptive equipment, devices, and gadgets that assist people…