Myo Gesture Control Armband

Imagine being able to control your phone, computer, and so much more entirely touch-free.  Now with the Myo Gesture Control Armband, you can!  The Myo armband reads the muscle activity in the wearer’s forearm and gives them touch-free control of technology using only hand gestures and motion. The Myo armband’s intuitive technology detects six distinct […]

5 Alarm Clocks for Individuals with Special Needs

When I was at a dinner party a couple weekends ago, I got to talking with a friend.  She said she was staying with her nephews (who are 3 and 5 years old, I think) a little while back.  She heard them inside the room whispering, eager to wake her up.  It was just before 7 […]

Freedom Chair : battery-operated chair lift

Some individuals with progressive muscle weakness need just a little assistance to help them stand.  The Freedom Chair by Stand Aid of Iowa offers just that!  While many recliner chairs are designed to help users stand by pushing them forward, the Freedom Chair helps by lifting the user up! Stand Aid of Iowa has been manufacturing “quality, durable standing […]

8 Outdoor Products for Children with Special Needs

Ahhh… I breathe in and grin as the gentle smell of freshly cut blades of grass pierces my nose.  I close my eyes as the golden sun kisses my face and excitedly squeal: it is finally Spring! Eeeek!  It’s time to happily bid adieu to the frozen, gray skies and welcome the warmth of summer’s […]

Creating a Social Experience Through Video Games

People with disabilities can need assistance in many different ways – getting trained for and finding a good job, communicating with others and even negotiating some of the basic necessities of life. But some have chosen to provide a helping hand by making video games more accessible. One of the foremost in this field is […]