Melissa & Doug School Time! Classroom Play Set

Melissa & Doug is a company that makes toys and other products that offer countless ways to play  They believe the best playthings are “often simple concepts that inspire children to come up with their own twists.”  The husband and wife team has been making toys that spark imagination and curiosity since 1989.  One of […]

4 Gift Ideas from VTech

After writing about the KidiBuzz handheld smart device yesterday, I was curious about what else VTech has available.  And with the holiday season quickly approaching, I thought it’d be great to offer you some gift ideas for the little ones! VTech is “a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children.  As a […]

KidiBuzz Handheld Smart Device

A couple weeks ago I covered a few smartwatches for children.  If you’re looking for another smart device for your child, look no further than the KidiBuzz.  KidiBuzz is a handheld smart device that allows children to connect, share, and play. You may be asking, “Is KidiBuzz a smartphone?”  According to VTech’s website, “It is […]

ATU336 – Gonzaga University and Web Accessibility

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: Gonzaga University & Web Accessibility | | | siteimprove | Free AT Webinars in November […]

AM259 – ElBraille

Podcast: Play in new window | Download 259-11-03-17 ElBraille Portable Braille Computer 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! The ElBraille is a portable Braille computer designed for individuals who […]

Amazon Dash Wand with Alexa

Yesterday I wrote about three newer devices available from Amazon: Echo Spot, Echo Plus, and Echo Show.  Each of these devices uses Alexa, a cloud-based service that can answer questions, read news, play music, and so much more.  Another available Alexa device is the Amazon Dash Wand. The Dash Wand was designed to make groceries […]