ZeroTie Hands-Free Lacing Shoes

Over the years I’ve covered different types of footwear designed for independence. While my team was at ATIA, they came across another pair of footwear that can be laced entirely hands-free! Introducing ZeroTie hands-free lacing shoes. Here is the story behind this patented technology: “The ZeroTie patented technology was founded on a simple idea – […]

BraiBook – Portable Braille Reading System

A few people from my team recently traveled to Florida for the ATIA conference. One of the products there was the BraiBook, which is “the first pocket-sized e-reader able to convert your favorite books or documents into Braille text.” The BraiBook features an ergonomic design that fits nicely in your hand. Even though it is […]

Humanware Reveal 16 Full HD Digital Magnifier

Humanware offers several solutions for individuals with visual impairments. One of their newest products is the Reveal 16, which is a full, foldable HD digital video magnifier. According to Humanware’s website, “It offers an unmatched crisp, and crystal-clear image quality thanks to its 10x optical zoom camera.” It enables individuals with visual impairments to read […]

AM315 Sidekick – iPad and iPhone mouse adapter

Podcast: Play in new window | Download315-02-15-19 Sidekick – iPad and iPhone mouse adapter 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! AbleNet is a “world leader in assistive technology, curriculum, […]

MagnusCards App

Traveling, shopping, and more can be challenging for individuals with autism or other special needs. Magnusmode is a company on a mission to give these individuals greater independence. They offer MagnusCards, which is a free app available on both Android and iOS devices. The MagnusCards app features Magnus, a boy who helps users “to focus […]

Sidekick – iPad and iPhone mouse adapter

AbleNet is a “world leader in assistive technology, curriculum, and services to help individuals with disabilities lead productive and fulfilling lives.” The company develops, manufactures, and markets a myriad of technology products. One of the company’s newest products is Sidekick, which is a mouse adapter for an iPad and iPhone. Individuals with motor impairments may […]