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LATAN Is Now Offering Teletherapy Services

LATAN Is Now Offering Teletherapy Services

See an occupational therapist without leaving your home!   A few of the most common terms today are teletherapy, telemedicine, and telehealth. However, very few people seem to understand the meaning of what these fields entail as well as the roles that they play...

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Protect Yourself From Fraudulent Scams and Hoaxes

Protect Yourself From Fraudulent Scams and Hoaxes

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the United States, scammers have seized the opportunity to prey on consumers. Phone scammers are constantly adapting and unfortunately, this recent national emergency is no exception. We wanted to share some more...

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The Best Secret Ingredient in the Workplace Revealed

The Best Secret Ingredient in the Workplace Revealed

Employees with disabilities are thriving in many industries, from foodservice to the corporate world. Through the use of assistive technology and other types of support, independence in the workplace is achievable.   The Los Angeles Times recently covered Brewability,...

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LATAN Welcomes Visitors, Expands Community Outreach

LATAN Welcomes Visitors, Expands Community Outreach

Last month, we welcomed visitors from the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, as well as occupational therapy students from New Orleans’ own Delgado Community College. In hopes of expanding not only access to assistive technology, but also our own...

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More Assistance for More People

More Assistance for More People

In June of this year, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Bob Casey (D-PA), and Kevin Cramer (R-ND), introduced the 21st Century Assistive Technology Act. This would update and reauthorize the Assistive Technology Act, originally passed in 1998 and amended in 2004, by...

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