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DIY tools TalkBox and SenseBox help people with disabilities to communicate

19:00 EST 10 Feb 2020 | AAAS

(University of Maryland Baltimore County) Researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) have developed do-it-yourself (DIY) assistive technology prototypes that are revolutionizing how people with disabilities can access tools that will help them interact with the world. The tools are effective in different cultural contexts and were developed in close consultation with people with disabilities. A future step is to scale up use of the tools in education, healthcare, and other settings.

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