ATU278 – Crowdviz

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Your weekly dose of information that keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of technology designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs. Show notes: Crowdviz www.crowdvizapp.com | akash@crowdvizapp.com | 609-201-2100 New app helps blind riders navigate the MBTA – The Boston […]

AM202 – Tinycards app by Duolingo

Podcast: Play in new window | Download 202-09-23-16 Tinycards app by Duolingo 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! Flashcards have long served as a traditional study resource; they’re quick, […]

Zubits: Magnetic lacing solution

A common struggle among individuals with special needs is the inability to tie one’s shoes.  This holds true for individuals with cognitive impairments as well as those with physical limitations.  I’ve written before about self-tying shoes from Nike, but what if you wanted the ability to fasten any pair of shoes?  With Zubits magnetic shoe […]

5 Fairlady Media Apps: Ages 6+

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about a selection of apps by Fairlady Media designed for the earliest of learners.  Found within this list are apps teaching several life skills, academic skills, and much more.  There is another bundle available on iTunes featuring 4 more apps for “Big Kids” ages 6 and up.  (PLUS I’ve included their most […]