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New software for smart glasses provides captions for hard-of-hearing users

Photo: A hard-of-hearing person wears smart glasses [06/10/2014] A team of Georgia Institute of Technology researchers has created speech-to-text software for smart glasses that helps hard-of-hearing users with everyday conversations. A hard-of-hearing person wears smar eyewear like Google Glass while a second person speaks directly into a smartphone. The speech is converted to text, sent to Glass and displayed on its heads-up display.New software for smart glasses provides captions for hard-of-hearing users - Read more

Andreas Costrau - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Andreas Costrau; linked to [01/10/2014] His mother tongue is noiseless, but not lifeless: Andreas Costrau lives, loves and teaches German Sign Language. He also enjoys showing hearing people how to communicate with the help of hands and facial expressions. On REHACARE.de he tells us what else moves him in life.Andreas Costrau - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Ariane Schnitzler - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Ariane Schnitzler; linked to [24/09/2014] Ariane Schnitzler is very focused in life. She dreams about a successful professional life and her own family. If there are obstacles in her way, she sees them as a challenge. She recently passed her driving license test, even with her motor impairment. What moves her in her life, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Ariane Schnitzler - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Wireless connectivity for hearing aids

Photo: Smartphone with different apps [22/09/2014] Wireless connectivity allows people to connect their hearing aids with a wide range of mobile devices which have become an essential part of modern life – from MP3 player to TV and mobile phones – and to stay connected to the audible world around them.Wireless connectivity for hearing aids - Read more

Patrizia Kubanek - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Patrizia Kubanek; linked to [17/09/2014] Sexuality is an important part of life and no one should unintentionally live without it. This is what Patrizia Kubanek is dedicated to. Therefore, she has become a sex consultant for people with disabilities. Through her work she would like to break down barriers in the mind and in sexuality. Why she herself is a great role model, she tells us on REHACARE.dePatrizia Kubanek - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Mindfulness training can brighten outlook on life for person with dementia and caregiver

Photo: Dementia patient and family member [15/09/2014] Mindfulness training for individuals with early-stage dementia and their caregivers together in the same class was beneficial for both groups, easing depression and improving sleep and quality of life, reports new Northwestern Medicine study.Mindfulness training can brighten outlook on life for person with dementia and caregiver - Read more

New clinical trial for children with autism to target parents

Photo: Father talking to his son [15/09/2014] In a first of its kind clinical trial, Debra Zand and her team at Saint Louis University, will run an intervention program to help parents address and manage their children's challenging behaviors immediately after being diagnosed with autism.New clinical trial for children with autism to target parents - Read more

Lisa Reimann - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Lisa Reimann; linked to [10/09/2014] The end of inclusion efforts would be a nightmare for Lisa Reimann! To prevent this, she is actively involved with her blog Inlusionsfakten.de for inclusive education. The appreciation and recognition of all people with their different skills in education is close to her heart. Why there is even inclusion in her stomach, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Lisa Reimann - That's How She Rolls - Read more

 
 

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