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 […]

RE-vibe: Anti-distraction wristband

Staying on task has never been one of my strong suits.  (In fact, I’ve already started writing another blog, researched other topics, and replied to emails after starting this post.)  As a person with ADHD, staying on task is rare.  Personal deadlines and reminders have helped some, but my mind still wanders.  Naturally, when I […]

Ideas for Assistive Technology Holiday Shopping

The latest Assistive Technology Update podcast is now out, and in keeping with the holiday spirit it focuses on shopping ideas and available help. Click here to access the podcast. This is actually the second part of the sixth annual holiday assistive technology shopping episode. If you missed part one, you can access it by […]

Safe Toys and Gifts for the Holidays

Winter has come. The holiday season is upon us. As we brace for an impending invasion of family, friends and frosty temperatures — holiday shopping can be an escape everyone enjoys. Finding gifts for children with special needs around the holidays often begets high stress levels. Luckily, the 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Children with […]