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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Over the past few months, we’ve covered a few ergonomic keyboard options to help prevent a repetitive strain injury (or RSI). To he…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the ErgoDox EZ ergonomic keyboard by ZSA. Another ergonomic solution from the same company is [……
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! There are a lot of great apps out there that can really assist individuals with disabilities. But where can one go to find […] The …
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Reading and obtaining text and information can be very challenging for individuals with ADHD, dyslexia, or other learning disabilit…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! As I mentioned in a couple of blogs last month, using an ergonomic keyboard can help prevent a repetitive strain injury (or RSI) [……
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Reading many documents and understanding the main ideas in the text can be very challenging for individuals who struggle with readi…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Every year, the INDATA Project hosts free trainings on various aspects of assistive technology. These full-day trainings are typica…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Ergonomic keyboards, mice, etc. can help prevent repetitive strain injuries in individuals who spend a lot of time on a computer. I…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Children need to practice good dental hygiene for several reasons. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Many individuals with mobility challenges may have difficulty preparing food on a standard stove independently. Fortunately, there …
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! If you’re looking for a product to help your loved one with dementia maintain their independence, the Alzheimer’s Store has several…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Last week, we talked about the Victor Reader Stream 3 by Humanware which is a pocket-sized digital media audio player that allows u…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! In nearly 35 years, HumanWare has developed more than 50 “highly intuitive and intelligent” solutions that have changed the lives o…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Q-files is a web-based collection of over 2,000 articles written for children between the ages of 7 and 13. The site’s articles cov…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Spelling can be challenging for many individuals. Fortunately, there are apps like Sir Linkalot Spelling to help! According to its …
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Many individuals with dyslexia or other learning disabilities often benefit from having text read aloud. With the NaturalReader app…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Learning to handwrite can be challenging for many children, especially if they have dysgraphia or other special needs. Fortunately,…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Many individuals aging in place may have difficulty remembering and taking their medications when they’re supposed to. The original…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Last week I talked about Duolingo, which is a fun, educational app that helps teach users new languages. The same creators behind t…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Learning new languages can be challenging, but apps like Duolingo can help make it fun! Duolingo is a mobile app that can help […] …
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Marshmallow Games is a multi-award-winning game studio that develops apps used by millions of children worldwide. The company is a …
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There are several GPS tracking devices available on the market to help individuals keep track of their loved ones aging in place. A majority of these devices are wearables like watches, pendants, and bracelets. Another type of GPS tracking device that is available is the GPS SmartSole. The GPS SmartSole device is similar to an […] The post AM543 GP…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Bedtime stories are a great way for your child to wind down before bed. There are several apps that feature magical bedtime stories…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! If you’re looking for an affordable app to help keep family to-do lists, calendars, shopping lists, and more, organized all in one …
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Learning and mastering mathematics can be challenging for individuals with or without special needs. Fortunately, there are resourc…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Worried about your loved one getting and taking the proper doses of their prescription medications? MedMinder Pharmacy is an all-in…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! HumanWare is a company that aims to “develop solutions enabling people living with visual impairment and vision loss to develop the…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Clevy is a brand that was created to make technology more inclusive and assist individuals with special needs by providing special …
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Like we mentioned last week, AgrAbility is a program on a mission to “enhance the quality of life for farmers, ranchers, and other …
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! AgrAbility is a program on a mission to “enhance the quality of life for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with dis…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! 4Blind is a company that researches, develops, creates, and produces innovative engineering solutions. They help meet the needs of …
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a condition that has few noticeable symptoms but can lead to all sorts of unple…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Over the past few months, I’ve talked about some different apps that allow you to scan documents using only your iPhone. Yet anothe…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! There are many tools and apps available to help individuals with dyslexia, such as the Easy Dyslexia Aid app. The Easy Dyslexia Aid…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! There are many GPS watches available on the market to help you keep tabs on a loved one aging in place. One available […] The post …
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! If you’re looking for a new desk lamp, check out the Kary LED Desk Lamp. Fluorescent lights are commonly used, but they can […] The…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! The TouchPad Pro Foundation is excited to announce the launch of the Kickstarter campaign for their BrailleDoodle device, which is …
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! If you’re looking for an app to take notes on all of your Apple devices, check out Noted! Noted is a fully-integrated audio […] The…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Solving math problems can be challenging for many students. Fortunately, there are services like Mathway available to help. Mathway…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! In the past, I’ve written about different controllers available for the Xbox or Nintendo Switch. I’m excited to announce there’s no…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools, and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Freeform is an app that helps users organize and visually lay out content on a flexible canvas. It allows users to see, share, […]…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools, and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! There is a new product available to help improve the safety of individuals who are blind: introducing the See Me Cane. The See […]…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools, and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Since 2015, the Be My Eyes app has worked to connect its 6.3 million volunteers to users with visual impairments to help with […] …
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools, and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Applying makeup can be challenging for individuals with visual impairments; sometimes they must depend on others for assistance. T…
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*** Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! If you’re looking for a way to scan documents using only your phone, check out SwiftScan! Using your phone’s camera, SwiftScan …
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! If you or someone you know experiences hearing loss, traditional bed alarms may not work. iLuv may offer a solution with their Time…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! I wrote about the original C-Pen Reader several years ago. Now there is a new and improved version: C-Pen Reader 2! C-Pen Reader 2 …
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools, and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! The Blind Kitchen is a website featuring many adaptive tools, helpful strategies, and specialized knowledge for individuals with v…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! SmashToast is a company dedicated to developing hardware and software that help people. They strive to develop products that “make …
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