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Vehicle Modifications and Adaptive Equipment

May 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource covers different types of adaptive equipment and modifications that can be made to vehicles to improve driving after injury or illness. Video on how to use this resource:
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Apple Accessibility Features for Hearing Impairments

January 31, 2022 by Megan Berg.
Technology can be a wonderful thing, but often a person does not know how to make technology more accessible for a person with impairments. This material provides details regarding accessibility features and accommodations for a person with hearing impairments using Apple devices and includes instructions for setup.
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Smart Home Technology to Promote Independence

January 6, 2022 by Megan Berg.
There are many technological tools that can assist people as they age so that they can stay at home as safely and as independently as possible. This handout provides 5 considerations for patients and their families to consider.
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Siri Voice Commands

January 6, 2022 by Megan Berg.
This handout provides step-by-step instructions for turning on Siri and how to use “Hey Siri.” Also includes 12 specific voice-command scripts for functional tasks.
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Medication Management Aids

December 30, 2021 by Megan Berg.
With the complexity and number of medications administered following brain injury, other diagnoses, or general cognitive and physical decline with aging, it can be difficult for a person to manage their medications independently. Unfortunately, many people do not have the supervision or assistance needed 24/7 to assist with this skill. This handout provides a variety […]
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Helpful Home Management Apps and Technology

December 26, 2021 by Megan Berg.
Many older adults have difficulty with home management, and would benefit from the use of simple technology to improve independence and outcomes. This handout describes several current types of home management apps and technology helpful for seniors, including for medication management, scheduling and reminders, and grocery services.
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Apple Accessibility Features for Cognitive Impairments

December 20, 2021 by Megan Berg.
Technology can be a wonderful thing, but oftentimes a person does not know how to make technology more accessible for a person with impairments. This material provides details regarding accessibility features and accommodations for a person with cognitive impairments using Apple devices and includes instructions for setup.
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10 Voice Commands for Voice Activated Systems

December 9, 2021 by Megan Berg.
This handout is designed for rehabilitation therapists working with people who no longer have the mobility or fine motor control to operate phones, computers, lights, blinds, etc. Using voice activated systems (such as the Amazon Echo or the Google Home), these patients can use voice commands to increase independence, reduce reliance on caregivers, and optimize […]
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