Accessibility Minute Podcast Offers Online Shopping Help

Online shopping can be challenging for anyone, but especially at holiday time and for people with disabilities. Luckily, the Accessibility Minute podcast is here with tips to help out! Click here to listen now! The latest podcast focuses on MasterCard’s Identity Check mobile service, otherwise known as “Selfie Pay.” This app allows people to verify […]

Roll Further Faster with IntelliWheels

Moving freely in a standard manual wheelchair is often a difficult task for individuals living with disabilities. IntelliWheels Easy Push makes pushing a wheelchair twice as easy. The Easy Push employs gears in each wheel to make it easier to move in whatever direction you choose — over any surface. The gears do the all the […]

Consumer Highlight: Alina Willing

I visited Alina at her home in Winona Lake, Indiana. I met with Alina to talk about her experience receiving an assistive technology evaluation and training through Easterseals Crossroads (ESC). Alina invited me to sit in her living room and I learned a little about her life and how she came to receive services from […]

OrCam MyEye: See for Yourself

OrCam is a company focused on wearable technology to help people who are blind or have visual impairment better interact with the world around them through the concept of “artificial vision.” Their signature product is the MyEye, a miniature smart camera that sits on a normal eyeglasses frame, converting visual information into the spoken word. […]

Toys to Practice Motor Skills: 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Children with Special Needs: Part 2

Our holiday gift guide continues! Last week we highlighted some toys to help with auditory development. This time we’ll focus on those that help children with disabilities practice their motor skills – both fine (grasping and hand-eye coordination) and gross (large muscle movement). As before, we’ll focus on lower-cost items ($40 or less) so as […]

Meet KMINA: The World’s First Pain-Free and Stylish Crutches

The design, structure and function of crutches has remained relatively unchanged for almost 4,000 years. Plenty of advancements in medical technology have occurred over the millennia, but crutches have essentially stayed the same. It’s time for crutches to join the modern world. Introducing KMINA: The world’s first pain-free and stylish crutches. “We are sure they […]