Nearby Explorer App

Yesterday I discussed a handful of apps that are fully accessible using VoiceOver.  One I didn’t discuss is Nearby Explorer, which is a GPS app for people who are blind. Nearby Explorer is yet another app from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH).  (If you’re unfamiliar with APH, it is a nonprofit that offers thousands […]

5 popular apps using VoiceOver

VoiceOver is a built-in screen reader found on Apple devices.  When using VoiceOver, users can access Macintosh or iOS devices with spoken descriptions and, when using the Mac, the keyboard.  This has made the devices accessible for users with visual impairments, as well as those with dyslexia. If you visit the App Store now on […]

5 Chrome Tools for People with Special Needs

I’ve gotten several requests for Google Chrome extensions for different special needs in recent months.  I did a piece on 7 available extensions for learning disabilities back in November 2015.  However, due to the demand, I thought I’d discuss a few more! While my original post was written primarily for students with learning disabilities, this post […]

Ruff’s House Teaching Tactile Set

While some children learn best by watching (visual learners), others require a more hands-on approach.  These tactile learners need the stimulation of touch to learn.  The Ruff’s House Teaching Tactile Set allows children to learn many skills by feeling their way through Ruff’s textured bones. Children ages 3 and up will have fun helping Ruff […]

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 […]

Blind Bargains App

A T Guys, LLC is a “leader in affordable assistive technology, featuring a growing line of products and services”.  One of their products is the Blind Bargains app, which is free to download from the App Store. The Blind Bargains app is a one-stop source for the latest deals and news for individuals who are visually […]