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From Healthcare Executive to Rock & Roller – My Eargo Experience

Eargo Blog – 9.28.20 (9.25.20)

I’m generally a very open person and have never been afraid to share personal details about events in my life. I went through a fairly serious disease a couple of years back and one of the agents used in the treatment is notorious for damaging hearing – especially in the upper-frequency ranges. Going into the treatment though, I was hopeful I would be one of the lucky ones that wouldn’t suffer this particular side effect. I had a baseline hearing test done just before treatments started.

Source: From Healthcare Executive to Rock & Roller – My Eargo Experience – Eargo Insider

How 3D printing helps reshape adaptive aids

Sculpteo Blog – 2.4.20 (1.29.20)

Throughout the world, the disabilities some men and women have to deal with in their daily lives raises a need for adapted equipment.

In facing this challenge, 3D printing turns out to be a great way of making assistive aids accessible to everyone and adapted to the specific needs of each. Today, we are going to focus on the reasons why 3D printing is perceived as a promising technology in this area, and what types of assistive aids are achieved with additive manufacturing. But first, let’s have a look at the difficulties of developing such equipment.

Source: How 3D printing helps reshape adaptive aids

Using personal experience to make Chromebooks accessible

Google Blog – 10.25.19 (10.24.19)

David Tseng has dedicated his career to using technology to break down barriers for people with disabilities. At Google, he’s the Technical Lead for Chrome OS accessibility services, which means that his team makes Chromebooks easier to use for people with a wide range of disabilities. In honor of Disability Awareness Month, we sat down with David to hear more about his experiences making Chromebooks more accessible.

Source: Using personal experience to make Chromebooks accessible

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