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Changing Lives Newsletter: Fall 2016

December 05, 2016

The weather is changing and once again giving us a powerful visual reminder that there is a season to everything. As you prepare to head into 2017, what do you want the next season to bring for the people in your life who need cognitive support technology?

In our live training sessions, we always recommend starting with a goal in mind instead...

Changing Lives Newsletter: Summer 2016

August 29, 2016

Can you believe that we are past the halfway point of 2016? This is a great time to stop and take a look at your agency's progress toward this year's goals. How are you increasing independence for the people you serve? As we firm up plans for a busy fall, we would love to connect with you to help your team engage with cognitive support technology. ...

Changing Lives Newsletter: Spring 2016

March 21, 2016

ATLAS VantagePoint takes flight
Have you checked out ATLAS VantagePoint yet? Contact us today to see it first-hand and to get a demo version of the software. The VantagePoint solutions page is a great place to start.

New framework for the Smart Living Tec...

AbleLink Technologies Announces ATLAS VantagePoint

February 10, 2016

Colorado Springs, CO – 2/8/16
AbleLink Technologies today announced the release of ATLAS VantagePoint, a unique system that enables people with intellectual and other cognitive disabilities to complete satisfaction surveys without the assistance of others. VantagePoint is a cons...

AbleLink solutions in the news

February 01, 2016

AbleLink's Smart Living Technology Program partners at Trinity Services were recently featured in the New Lenox (IL) Patriot newspaper. Trinity is finishing up a Phase I Pilot Project with AbleLink that began in early 2015.

The title of the article, Transforming Lives Through Technology, is a perfect description of the goals of AbleLin...

Changing Lives Newsletter: Fall/Winter 2015

November 24, 2015

Measuring outcomes with the CQL POST app
We were thrilled to be a part of this year's CQL Conference in St. Louis. At this event, we featured the CQL POST App, which helps people identify the presence and importance of outcomes, helping in person-centered planning. You can get all the details at www.c-q-l.org/POST. Conta...

My Safety, My Responsibility, My Plan released on iOS

August 04, 2015

AbleLink's latest app for the iPad and iPad Mini - My Safety, My Responsibility, My Plan - is now available in the App Store.
My Safety, My Responsibility, My Plan is a multi-session program designed to train adults with intellectual disabilities to understand and to be prepared for emergencies. Information is based on t...

Changing Lives Newsletter: Summer 2015

June 25, 2015

Now available on Android: AbleLink's Community Access Suite
In our last issue, we introduced you to WayFinder 3 on Android phones. Now that same technology is available in the AbleLink Store on the Nexus 9 Android tablet, along with our Endeavor 3 and Visual Impact 3 apps. The Community Access Suite provides you with the full ra...

AbleLink's Accessible Survey Technology for People with Disabilities Wins National Healthcare Award

April 17, 2015

Innovations from AbleLink Technologies have once again brought recognition to AbleLink as a leader in helping to improve the lives of people with cognitive disabilities – this time at the Patient Experience National Awards (PENNA) held last month in England, as winner of the Access to Information category.

The PENNA awards “recognize...

Changing Lives Newsletter: Spring 2015

March 28, 2015

AbleLink Awarded Phase II Grant for Digital Storyteller
Imagine a world where people with intellectual disabilities could freely express themselves through a storybook. Now imagine how powerful it would be if they independently created and narrated it.

This is just one of the powerful tools that researchers and develop...

Changing Lives Newsletter: Winter 2014-2015

March 13, 2015

CHANGING LIVES...

Welcome to the first full edition of AbleLink's quarterly newsletter! This month we are featuring a new addition to our team, updates on our new "3 Series" apps, and a preview of our booth at ATIA 2015.

Steve Sutter joins AbleLink sales team
AbleLink is excited to announce the add...

AbleLink Endorses the Declaration on the Rights of People with Cognitive Disabilities

October 02, 2013

BROOMFIELD, CO, 10/2/13
The Rights of People with Cognitive Disabilities to Technology and Information Access

People with cognitive disabilities have an equal right to technology and information access. A formal declaration on this right was officially unveiled at the Thirteenth Annual Coleman Institute National Conference...

New Grant to Develop Cloud-based Activity Support System to Facilitate Independence for Individuals with Cognitive Disabilities

August 18, 2011

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) has awarded AbleLink Technologies a new Phase I SBIR Grant that will start October 1st. A short summary of this project is provided below:

Project Title: A Cloud-based Activity Support System...

AbleLink Awarded New Grant to Improve Cognitive Access to Facebook

August 18, 2011

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) has awarded AbleLink Technologies a new Phase I SBIR Grant that will start October 1st. A short summary of this project is provided below:

Project Title: Development and Evaluation of an Inde...

AbleLink's Cognitively Accessible Scheduling Technologies Moving to the Cloud

August 18, 2011

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) has awarded AbleLink Technologies a new Phase I SBIR Grant that will start October 1st. A short summary of this project is provided below:

Project Title: Schedule Manager: A Remote Schedule M...

AbleLink Technologies Announces My Health, My Choice, My Responsibility for the iPad

April 06, 2011

Colorado Springs, CO – AbleLink Technologies today announced the release of My Health, My Choice, My Responsibility, a cognitively accessible self-directed learning App covering eight important topics necessary for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

The App is the result of a partnership between AbleLink and the Westchester Instit...

AbleLink Technologies announces WayFinder

January 26, 2011

Colorado Springs, CO – AbleLink Technologies today announced the release of WayFinder, a SmartPhone-based software program to enable people with intellectual and other cognitive disabilities to take the bus or light rail more independently. WayFinder provides personalized guidance to individuals to successfully navigate a transportation ro...

AbleLink Technologies Announces Everyday Skills for the iPad

November 19, 2010

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – AbleLink Technologies, the nation’s leading developer of cognitive support technology, today announced the release of Everyday Skills for the iPad platform.

This second offering in AbleLink's series of accessible task playing Apps features self-directed learning sessions for 40 important skills, a...

AbleLink Technologies Announces Visual Impact – Living Safely on the iPad

October 18, 2010

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – AbleLink Technologies, the nation’s leading developer of cognitive support technology, today announced the release of Visual Impact – Living Safely for the iPad platform. The Visual Impact system provides an evidence-based, self-paced and self-directed learning tool for acquiring and reinforcing skills nece...

AbleLink Technologies Announces Endeavor Desktop Environment

September 30, 2010

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – AbleLink Technologies, the nation’s leading developer of cognitive technologies, today announced the release of Endeavor Desktop Environment, a revolutionary new system for enabling personalized computing, communication and internet access. Endeavor Desktop Environment brings everyday technologies, such as so...