Enchroma : Color-correcting eyewear for color blindness

Color blindness is a condition where a person’s eyes are unable to see colors under normal light.  It affects millions of people worldwide and is most prominent in men; it affects 1 in 12 men and 1 in 200 women.  The condition ranges from a variety of classes, with red-green color blindness being the most […]

3 American Sign Language Apps for Children

I’ve covered many apps and technologies that help teach American Sign Language over the years.  However, a majority of these are geared towards teenagers and adults.  For the purpose of today’s blog, I wanted to shift my focus on three apps that teach and practice American Sign Language for children. 3 American Sign Language Apps […]

Jordy – Low Vision Wearable

We’ve covered so many CCTVs and other assistive technologies to help individuals with visual impairments over the years.  A majority of these video magnifiers are bulky, while others are compact, handheld devices.  Now there is the most portable solution yet: introducing Jordy, the wearable video magnifier! Jordy is a battery-operated, full-color portable system that can be […]

BJOY Chin Mouse

Last month I covered the BJOY Ring Joystick Mouse, which is a product that transforms a wheelchair’s joystick into a computer mouse.  For users who aren’t able to use their hands, an alternative option is the BJOY Chin Mouse.  The BJOY Chin is “the best alternative to use the mouse with your chin.” The BJOY […]

BITES – Brain Injury Technology & Education Support Group

Easterseals Crossroads recently received a generous grant from Comcast NBCUniversal.  The Comcast NBCUniversal Assistive Technology Grant Fund was established to “enhance successful programs for people with disabilities and special needs by providing assessment, training, and support to address their long-term technology needs.”  The grant will assist dozens of individuals with brain injuries through the Brain […]