Category: Technology

02/23/14

Permalink 12:04:00 pm, by eleanor Email , 1269 words   English (US) latin1
Categories: thoughts, The Law, Advocacy, Technology

DOES INCOME INEQUALITY PRODUCE WIDESPREAD INEQUALITY AND POOR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE WITH A DISABILITY ?

Does it? And if that is so why and what are the ramifications of it? Token Loss by Kay Ryan The other night I woke up in the middle of the night and realized I had had the strangest dream. I dreamt that there were partly robotic mechanized drago… more »

06/28/11

Permalink 03:51:00 pm, by eleanor Email , 788 words   English (US) latin1
Categories: thoughts, The Law, Advocacy, Technology

COMPLEX CHRONIC DISEASES AND BASIC RESEARCH

Parkinson's Disease is one of the complex chronic debilitating neurological diseases that will greatly benefit from basic research.  It affects 500,000 people in the U.S. and is second only to Alzheimer's. World wide it is estimated 6.3 million peo… more »

05/25/11

Permalink 03:45:00 pm, by eleanor Email , 1191 words   English (US) latin1
Categories: thoughts, Coping, Advocacy, adapting activities, Technology

AGING WITH A DISABILITY AND THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY

Technology and it's use is changing rapidly.  In many ways it means changing the way we do things. But to use it well it requires us to learn, experiment and think about what's the best use of technology for ourselves. For example cell phones use… more »

08/21/08

Permalink 01:06:51 pm, by eleanor Email , 1583 words   English (US) latin1
Categories: thoughts, Coping, adapting activities, Technology

my love affair with my PC

In the corner of my living room there is a small computer table. On it sits my ergonomic  key board, LCD 19 inch monitor and mouse (track ball).  To the left of it is my printer and a paper filing system beneath it. To the right is my scanner… more »

06/28/08

Permalink 08:18:58 pm, by eleanor Email , 534 words   English (US) latin1
Categories: thoughts, The Law, Technology

Electric Wheelchairs and Medicare.

What’s a day! And how great it is to get outside under my own power in my electric wheelchair. Having been inside for so much of the winter, breathing fresh air feels so amazing. It is especially so this Spring, as I was recently forced to use my… more »
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