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Essayist: Essay-Writing Made Easy

September 26, 2023

For students with learning disabilities, the essay writing process can be particularly daunting, since there are so many steps and processes to follow, and for students with mobility challenges who rely heavily on speech to text, having to worry about properly formatted citations could mean hours and hours of extra work.

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Device Roundup: Arthritis Awareness Month

September 21, 2023

September is Arthritis Awareness Month in Canada. According to the Arthritis Society of Canada, approximately 6 million Canadians have arthritis, and nearly 1 in 2 people over 65 have arthritis. We wanted to highlight some of the newer devices in our Assistive Device Library that are designed with people with arthritis in mind.

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Flip Writer AAC – A Communication Tool with a Twist

September 15, 2023

Flip Writer AAC is a communication app that is designed to be quick and easy to use. This is not the equivalent of a thousand dollar plus communication board, but instead the app is designed to provide quick, on the spot communication in a variety of scenarios.

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Back to School? Neil Squire is Here for You

September 11, 2023

We know that not every teacher is aware of what Neil Squire does. Some of you may have never taught a student who required assistive technology, and some of you may be new to the profession. For that reason, we wanted to take some time to look at some of the services that we provide to schools in New Brunswick.

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5 Back-to-School Apps for 2023

September 1, 2023

It’s just about that time again! Yet another school year is about to begin, and since we know what it’s like for both teachers and students during those hectic first weeks of school, we thought we’d take the time to discuss our top five back to school apps to consider this fall.

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