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Doug Lear

Assistive Technology Specialist
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15 years as an Assistive Technology Specialist- Providing services to those with disabilities for those with and those why want to operate a computer more efficiently and effectively by voice, vision, or movements.


December 19, 2023
SpeechWare Continues Developing Excellent Microphones to Use With Dragon

In the past, we've written about Belgian company SpeechWare and their great assistive technology devices, focusing on the 6-in-one TableMike, […]

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November 28, 2023
Dyslexia Reading and Writing Help and a Steady Hand Tool

There are a ton of great assistive technology devices and software for dyslexics and dysgraphic people (ie those who experience […]

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October 4, 2023
We Need More Success Stories Like AbleGamers

Mark Barlet has 25 years of hands-on experience in the tech and assistive technology field. An injured veteran who left […]

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September 26, 2023
Enabled Play Device Allows Almost Anyone to Play Games

Enabled Play Controllers let you control any computer in ways that work best for you. With this hardware device, that […]

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August 18, 2023
Complex Rehab Technology Awareness Week - August 14-18, 2023

What is Complex Rehab Technology Awareness Week? These five days are when the Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) community joins forces […]

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July 25, 2023
Texthelp Has Software Tools to Help Us Learn, Work & Thrive - Including Neurodiverse and Disabled

Texthelp is a company that has offices in the United States and the U.K. and hs developed a suite of […]

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June 27, 2023
Washington State’s Ergonomics Bill Now Law

In a landmark move for worker safety, Washington State has reinstated protections previously removed almost two decades ago. On April […]

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May 31, 2023
Apple Continues to Lead the Way in Accessibility with New Features Announced

Apple has led the way (along with Microsoft and Google) in developing products and tools to accommodate those with disabilities. The […]

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April 26, 2023
Empowering the Visually Impaired: Wearable Eyeglasses and Innovative Apps

Technology has become an essential part of daily life for many, but it plays an even more crucial role in […]

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March 21, 2023
Dragon Releases v.16, and the Reviews are Rolling In!

Dragon dictation software has brought incredible improvement to the lives of all computer users who use it, and especially those […]

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