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Video communication apps are the stuff of pandemic survival. Here are some October 2020 observations on apps and ways to use them.
UPDATE: A quick comparison of communication apps

UPDATE: A quick comparison of communication apps

Video communication apps are the stuff of pandemic survival. Here are some October 2020 observations on apps and ways to use them.

October's podcast is on AT that helps parents deliver special education at home in the COVID era.
Podcast: Special education at home in the age of COVID

Podcast: Special education at home in the age of COVID

October's podcast is on AT that helps parents deliver special education at home in the COVID era.

UATP’s demonstration and loan program has helped people in southeastern Utah receive the equipment they need, helping them remain independent.
SE Utahns receive devices they need from UATP

SE Utahns receive devices they need from UATP

UATP’s demonstration and loan program has helped people in southeastern Utah receive the equipment they need, helping them remain independent.

In this second episode dedicated to tactile learning, Dr. Sheri Wells-Jensen of Bowling Green State University points out the advantages of tactile exploration, not just for the Blind but for everyone.
Accessible Times: The UATP Podcast episode 3

Accessible Times: The UATP Podcast episode 3

In this second episode dedicated to tactile learning, Dr. Sheri Wells-Jensen of Bowling Green State University points out the advantages of tactile exploration, not just for the Blind but for everyone.

Last month, David Kojorski received an iPad with a protective case, through a small grant from the Utah Assistive Technology Program.
UATP small grant helps a boy communicate

UATP small grant helps a boy communicate

Last month, David Kojorski received an iPad with a protective case, through a small grant from the Utah Assistive Technology Program.

The first episode of Accessible Times: The UATP Podcast is now live! You can listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher.
UATP'S "Accessible Times" podcast launches now!

UATP'S "Accessible Times" podcast launches now!

The first episode of Accessible Times: The UATP Podcast is now live! You can listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher.

In the wake of the pandemic, UATP and other agencies focus on technology that fights isolation with more devices, to be loaned to those who need them.
UATP, other agencies team up to fight isolation

UATP, other agencies team up to fight isolation

In the wake of the pandemic, UATP and other agencies focus on technology that fights isolation with more devices, to be loaned to those who need them.

UATP creates a face shield for autistic woman, invites others who need adapted personal protective equipment to contact us.
UATP joins effort to make face shields for individual needs

UATP joins effort to make face shields for individual needs

UATP creates a face shield for autistic woman, invites others who need adapted personal protective equipment to contact us.