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Guide Vests: Robotic Navigation Aids for the Visually Impaired

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[01/06/2011] A group of researchers is creating a high-tech aid for blind and partially blind people who have long depended on white canes as their only tool for getting around. A design first shown a year ago is now being further developed.Guide Vests: Robotic Navigation Aids for the Visually Impaired - Read more

Practice Improves Sense of Touch and not Loss of Sight

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[13/05/2011] New research may answer a controversial question: do the blind have a better sense of touch because the brain compensates for vision loss or because of heavy reliance on their fingertips? The study suggests daily dependence on touch is the answer. Practice Improves Sense of Touch and not Loss of Sight - Read more

Neuropsychology: Some Blind People 'See' with their Ears

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[21/03/2011] Researcher compared the brain activity of people who can see and people who were born blind, and discovered that the part of the brain that normally works with our eyes to process vision and space perception can actually rewire itself to process sound information instead. Neuropsychology: Some Blind People 'See' with their Ears - Read more

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We present theatre projects by actors with a disability and special productions accessible for handicapped people. Theatre - Read more

 
 

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