Monday Tech Tip: Using Amazon Echo with an Augmentative Communication Device

Craig Burns, Assistive Technology Specialist at Easterseals Crossroads shows us how to operate an Amazon Echo using an Augmentative Communication App called Verbally. Check it out here:

ATU298 – Beth Rosenburg – Tech Kids Unlimited – T3 Digital Agency

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. Beth Rosenburg – tech kids unlimited – T3 Digital Agency Bridging Apps Podcast archive – BridgingApps http://buff.ly/2kEgEFq This should […]

AM222 – Vidget Organic Seating System

Podcast: Play in new window | Download 222-2-10-2017 Vidget Organic Seating System 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! One of our most popular topics on our blog is fidgets. […]

Color Enhancer: Chrome extension helps those with color blindness

Color blindness is a real condition affecting up to 300 million people worldwide.  It can create difficulties in daily life when discerning color is important (e.g. reading charts, etc.)  Fortunately, Google Chrome offers an extension called Color Enhancer to help these individuals better view the internet. The Google Accessibility team developed Color Enhancer for those […]

Tecla Shield: Hands-free control of smart devices

Assistive technology can make things more convenient for some, but for others it makes things possible!  Smart devices have indubitably helped thousands of individuals with special needs communicate, control switches, and so much more.  However, some individuals with upper-body mobility impairments aren’t able to operate their smart device(s) independently.  This is where the Tecla Shield comes in. […]