How to use Drop In with your Amazon Echo speakers

On Tuesday, I discussed how Echo users are able to make calls to other Echo users.  Amazon also released another feature that piggybacks on voice calling called Drop In. The Drop In feature is very similar to Alexa-to-Alexa Calling.  However, it is slightly different than voice calling in that it allows users to drop in whenever.  When using […]

3 Text-to-Speech Apps

Text-to-speech technology is a game changer for those who are otherwise unable to communicate with those around them.  For today’s blog, I wanted to introduce you all to three text-to-speech apps. 3 Text-to-Speech Apps The following apps are available on both Android and Apple devices. 1. Predictable: Predictable is an award-winning app for people with speech […]

Alexa-to-Alexa Calling

I finally got an Amazon Echo Dot this past weekend!  I love being able to say, “Alexa, what’s the weather today?” Or “Alexa, play songs by Taylor Swift.” But what’s even cooler: I can now make phone calls to other Echo devices using Alexa-to-Alexa Calling! I first introduced a similar feature in the Ask My […]

Fidget Squishy Balls

Fun Fidget Squishy Balls are an ideal solution for users who love to fidget!  They’re also great for sensory input, strengthening hands, reducing stress, and more. There is a variety of Squishy Balls available from Enable Mart.  The balls are made out of non-toxic, non-latex materials.  Each one is unique, yet they all offer the […]

OXO Good Grips Products

Prepping vegetables, fruits, or other foods is no easy task, but it can be especially challenging for individuals with poor motor skills or arthritis.  However, it is a little easier if you have the right tools. OXO offers several products designed to make kitchen prep a little easier. According to their website, OXO was founded on the […]

Liftware Level

I first introduced Liftware back in 2014.  If you’re unfamiliar with it, it is an eating utensil that cancels out tremors making it easier to eat.  The same company has recently released an all-new product coined Liftware Level. The original Liftware (now called “Liftware Steady”) is an electronic stabilizing handle with an assortment of attachments. […]