Children with Autism: A Visual Schedule App

Visual Schedules are ideal tools for individuals with autism, ADHD, and other special needs.  The Children with Autism: A Visual Schedule by Enuma is the “first wearable picture-based scheduler designed with children and adults with autism in mind.”  The app’s user-friendly interface makes it easy to create a picture-based, personalized daily schedule. “Understanding and following […]

Tips and Tools for Tackling the Winter Weather

Winter can be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the most difficult, especially for people with disabilities. “This time of the year is when our resources can really come in handy for a lot of people,” said Brian Norton, the director of assistive technology at Easterseals Crossroads. “Winter can […]

Control your garage door anywhere with Garageio

We have covered countless smart home devices over the years.  However, we’ve yet to discuss a device that could help individuals with special needs get into their garages.  While garage door openers or outdoor keypads may work fine for some, something like Garageio may work even better for others. Garageio is a simple and secure […]

Lazarillo GPS on Google Play

There are several GPS apps available on Apple devices to help individuals with visual impairments.  However, if you’re searching for one to use on Android devices, check out the Lazarillo GPS app.Lazarillo is a specialized GPS app that provides a myriad of mobility tools for individuals who are blind.  The goal of the app is […]

Logitech Harmony Elite Remote

Logitech began in 1981 selling only computer mice.  They have since expanded offering products like keyboards, Bluetooth speakers, webcams, remotes, and more.  In sum, they research how individuals interact with their digital devices and they offer products to improve their interactions.  The Logitech Harmony Elite is an example of one remote the company offers. The […]

Halloween Fun with Toca Boo

Toca Boca offers several fun, kid-safe apps with loads of open-ended play experiences.  The company believes in “the power of play to spark kids’ imaginations and help them learn about the world.”  They design their products from children’s perspective to “empower them to be playful, creative, and to be who they want to be.”  One […]