Spike the Fine Motor Hedgehog

According to Learning Resources, “Through practice and repetition, children can develop their fine motor skills to help refine movements and hone precision.  Fine motor skills allow children to perform actions with the small muscles in the hands, fingers, and wrists.”  If you’re looking for a toy to practice fine motor skills on, look no further than […]

3 Apps to Help Children Manage Emotions

Emotions can be a very complicated thing to manage for children and adults alike.  Taking the time and energy to teach children early on how to better manage their feelings is essential for their overall well-being.  There are several apps available that can help in this area.  Keep on reading to learn about a few […]

ecobee Switch+

Stuart Lombard was on a mission to reduce his family’s carbon footprint and save money.  He found several ways to conserve energy, but most were complex and expensive.  After discovering that heating and cooling made up a majority of his home energy use, he soon founded ecobee in 2007.  Ecobee is a company that makes […]

Web Accessibility Webinar

Are you an experienced web developer interested in learning about how to make your website more accessible?  Join renowned web accessibility professional Dennis Lembrée for a full day webinar on web accessibility for developers! Web Accessibility Webinar Details: Who: Dennis Lembrée When: May 9, 2018 from 11am – 4pm Eastern time What: Webinar covering items like: Background on […]

InstaLink Wearable Smartphone Alert Watch

Last week I wrote about the Ditto Bluetooth Vibrating Cell Phone Signaler.  The iL-100 InstaLink Wearable Smartphone Alert is also a Bluetooth enabled, app-driven device designed to make life easier for people of all ages and hearing abilities.  It is a lightweight, stylish wristband watch that connects to both iPhone or Android phones. The iL-100 […]

7 Assistive Kitchen Cutting Devices

“For many individuals, time in the kitchen is special.  It gives them a chance to be creative and have a result that is as delicious as it is beautiful.”  Low vision and poor dexterity often make prepping and cooking foods extremely challenging.  Fortunately, there are so many kitchen advancements that allow individuals to continue to […]