Enchroma : Color-correcting eyewear for color blindness

Color blindness is a condition where a person’s eyes are unable to see colors under normal light.  It affects millions of people worldwide and is most prominent in men; it affects 1 in 12 men and 1 in 200 women.  The condition ranges from a variety of classes, with red-green color blindness being the most […]

BJOY Chin Mouse

Last month I covered the BJOY Ring Joystick Mouse, which is a product that transforms a wheelchair’s joystick into a computer mouse.  For users who aren’t able to use their hands, an alternative option is the BJOY Chin Mouse.  The BJOY Chin is “the best alternative to use the mouse with your chin.” The BJOY […]

BJOY Ring Joystick Mouse

Wouldn’t it be awesome to transform your wheelchair’s joystick into a mouse?  By installing the BJOY Ring you can!  The BJOY Ring Kit connects directly to your joystick so you can operate your cursor-controlled computer, tablet, or smartphone. According to EnableMart, “The wireless ring is connected to a transmitter paired to the receiver, which is […]

Ulla : Smart Hydration Gadget

Here’s one thing we all have in common: we all need to drink a lot of water.  Proper hydration can reduce fatigue and headaches while boosting metabolism, energy, and more.  Did you know 75% of people are chronically dehydrated!? This is where Ulla, the smart hydration gadget, comes in. The company states on their website, […]

PATTI + RICKY: Online Department Store for People with Disabilities

Here’s what I know: as an individual in a wheelchair, finding something as simple as a coat that works for me is anything but simple.  While most women shop for style, I have to shop for something that fits my short torso, that’s lightweight, and easy to move in.  Shopping for other items (e.g. sweatshirts, […]

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 […]