AM286 – Bestic for Mealtime independence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download286-5-18-18 Bestic – Mealtime independence Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs! A number of individuals with cerebral palsy, ALS, muscular dystrophy, and more […]

Easily Control Your Environment with Control Omni

From switching on lights to lifting the garage door, the Control Omni makes everyday tasks much easier for people with disabilities. The latest in environmental control technology from Abilia, this device is an advanced remote-control system with a dynamic touchscreen and infrared scanning options for physically-impaired individuals unable to use direct touch. The built-in transmitter […]

Best Apps to Ease Your Mind

We’re continuing our focus on assistive technology and tools to help increase your attention and concentration. This time we are shifting to apps available on iOS and Android devices. With social media and texting so ubiquitous, it can be hard to get away from distraction when the world is at your fingertips. However, you can […]

AM285 – Ring Doorbell

Podcast: Play in new window | Download 285-5-11-18 Ring Doorbell Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs! Several individuals with different special needs are unable to get up to see who […]

Take the Next Step with a Robotic Exoskeleton

Each year, as many as 500,000 individuals experience a spinal cord injury, and 15 million people suffer a stroke. Many people are now getting the chance to take their next steps forward with the help of EksoGT. EksoGT is the first robotic exoskeleton to be granted clearance for rehabilitation purposes for use with stroke patients […]

Find Peace with Noise-Canceling Headsets

We have a few blogs in the mix coming up that will focus on assistive technology and tools to help increase your attention and concentration. First up, we have outlined noise-canceling headsets that can aid people with ADD/ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder and other attention disabilities. We’ve discussed these headsets during one of our recent BITES […]