Toys for Auditory Development: 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Children with Special Needs: Part 1

After an autumn filled with war days, the winter chill has finally descended upon us with a fury. As we rummage the boots out of the basements and tune up the snow thrower, that also means it’s a good time to get an early jump on Christmas shopping! Once again we’re here to help with […]

“Selfie Pay” from Mastercard

“Let me take a selfie.”  I’m sure we’ve all heard this statement several times by now.  After all, selfies are all the rage nowadays.  Now this global fad is becoming a payment method!  The major payment and technology company, Mastercard, is adapting selfie technology and transforming it into a new, secure form of payment. If you’re like […]

Dr. Grip Center of Gravity Pen

Believe it or not, handwriting is not yet obsolete (and hopefully never will be!)  If you’re like me, you still like to handwrite notes, lists, everything!  However, if you’re looking for a more ergonomic writing utensil to help you keep writing, check out the Dr. Grip Center of Gravity Pen by Pilot. Dr. Grip was first […]

Monday Tech tip: Petralex-Hear it Clear! App

Jim Rinehart, Assistive Technology Specialist, at Easter Seals Crossroads shows us an app called Petralex-Hear it Clear! This app is a sound amplification for your smartphone. Check it out here: Click here for more information about Petralex app.

7 Educational Apps for Toddlers

It is never too early to begin learning!  MyFirstApp Ltd. is a team of 3 developers passionate about creating wonderful educational games for the youngest of learners.  The team is comprised of a computer engineer, a graphic designer and an educational psychologist.  They offer different series of apps varying on age from 1.5+ through 4.5+.  I figured […]