5 More Apps for Individuals with Dyslexia

I’ve previously written a post discussing five different apps for students with dyslexia a couple years ago.  Because dyslexia affects more than 20% of the U.S. population, I wanted to revisit the topic and provide five more apps that may benefit these individuals. Dyslexia “is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and […]

Creating a Social Experience Through Video Games

People with disabilities can need assistance in many different ways – getting trained for and finding a good job, communicating with others and even negotiating some of the basic necessities of life. But some have chosen to provide a helping hand by making video games more accessible. One of the foremost in this field is […]

Blind Bargains App

A T Guys, LLC is a “leader in affordable assistive technology, featuring a growing line of products and services”.  One of their products is the Blind Bargains app, which is free to download from the App Store. The Blind Bargains app is a one-stop source for the latest deals and news for individuals who are visually […]

7 Apps to Help Calm Individuals with Autism, Anxiety, Other Special Needs

Helping individuals with autism and anxiety calm down is no easy feat.  While weighted products and multi-sensory rooms may help encourage relaxation, they’re not always available.  One of the greatest benefits of smart devices is their portability; this makes them available whenever wherever!  If you’re looking for calming apps to have at the ready – […]

Claro ScanPen

Our very own director, Brian Norton, introduced the Claro ScanPen app in a Tech Tip earlier this week.  It is an app that allows you to have printed text spoken aloud.  This app can be useful for students with dyslexia, low vision, and much more. Claro ScanPen allows users to take a photo of their printed […]

Stay “ntouch” with Sorenson Communications’ Suite of Products

Sorenson Communications is “the leading provider of Video Relay Service (VRS) for the Deaf”.  They offer a myriad of products for individuals who are deaf such as the ntouch® VP videophone and app, Buzz apps, and more.  The company’s mission is to provide the “highest quality communication products and services” to individuals who are deaf […]