This week Steve and Ryan become athletic supporters and chat with Mike Lonergan from BC Blind Sports about what the organization does, Adapted Sports, and the Canadian Paraolympic Team.
This week we welcome Rachel back to sit in Steve’s chair while we discuss some of the latest technology surrounding everyone’s second-favorite organ and speculate on what the future may hold.
MUSE Brain Sensing Headband
Tan Le TEDTalk
Scientists Found a Way to Email Brain Waves
Modular Prosthetic Limb
Fitness Tracker Comparison
Well, the vacation is over! We’re back!
This week we welcome Elaine Holtham to the Podcast and talk about some of the history of Augmentative and Alternative Communication devices and how they impact their users’ lives.
No show this week, we’re taking the week off to enjoy some of the sunshine and hot weather that has finally decided to make an appearance here in Vancouver. We’ll be back with a brand spanking new show next week all about AAC. Until there, he’s an article teasing a future show topic….
This week we’re joined by Kim Kilpatrick of the Canadian Council of the Blind to talk about the program she helped found — the Get Together with Technology Program. Also, some news stories, a rousing debate over air travel, and Steve’s ongoing GST battle!
In a Scientific First, Blind Mice Regain Eyesight
Air Canada Innovates to Make In-Flight Entertainment Systems Accessible for Vision-Impaired Customers
Startup aims to transform the lives of the disabled with assistive, open-source tech
Canadian Council of the Blind
Get Together with Technology
Welcome To My World Radio Show
After several weeks of teasing, it’s finally here — our episode about Disabled Superheroes! Join Rob, Steve and Rachel in the Studio of Justice for a look into how disability has been portrayed in comics, and discuss what the future may hold.
List of Disabled Superheroes
Department of Ability
Common Portrayals of Persons with Disabilities
Comics and Human Rights: Oracle and Representations of Disability in Superhero Comics
Comics Empower: The comic book store for the blind
This week we’ve got something special cooking … Alexis Hillyard, creator and star of the YouTube Channel Stump Kitchen drops in to chat about her experience as a Youtube content creator, life as a one handed Vegan Internet chef, and even swaps some of her favorite curse words with us.
This week’s episode features a discussion on Dementia, the statistics, the breakthroughs, and some related assistive technology that is here and up and coming that will help tackle this ever growing global problem.
Japan’s dementia crisis hits record levels as thousands go missing
Canadian Dementia Numbers
Can natural language processing help detect dementia?
Alive Inside Clip
Alive Inside Foundation
Music and Memory Website
Simple Music Player
Turning Smartwatches into Assistive Tech for Seniors