ATU312 – Audio describing with liz thomson

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Your weekly dose of information that keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of technology designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs. Show notes: Audio describing with liz thomson, PhD student at UIC abc.org/adp Chicagoculturalaccess.org Sanctuary Art Project:  genderandsexuality.uic.edu —————————— If […]

Myo Gesture Control Armband

Imagine being able to control your phone, computer, and so much more entirely touch-free.  Now with the Myo Gesture Control Armband, you can!  The Myo armband reads the muscle activity in the wearer’s forearm and gives them touch-free control of technology using only hand gestures and motion. The Myo armband’s intuitive technology detects six distinct […]

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 […]

Nessie Assistive Postural Support

Remember my blog or podcast on the P Pod?  If not, in sum it’s a postural support from Inspired by Drive.  The same company offers yet another assistive seating option called Nessie.  Nessie is the “perfect companion for any child in need of assistance with proactive positioning and functional movement.” Nessie is designed for early intervention and […]