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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!

Snapchat is a mobile messaging application used to share photos, videos, text, and drawings.  This free app recently released a new American Sign Language (ASL) lens.

This new ASL lens teaches users how to fingerspell their name and practice the ASL alphabet.  Users can also play games to test their signing skills.

It was made in partnership with SignAll, a company that designs AI technology for sign language translation.

You can use the lens on Android and iOS devices by searching for “ASL Alphabet” in the Lens Explorer.

Visit Snapchat.com to learn more!

For more information, to read our blog, or to drop us a line, visit EasterSealsTech.com.

I’d like to take a moment to thank InTRAC, the Indiana Telephone Relay Access Corporation for sponsoring our transcript today.  You can find out more about InTRAC at relayindiana.com.

That was your Accessibility Minute for this week! I’m Laura Medcalf with the INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads, in Indiana.

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