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Apple iOS 14 Changes the Game for Accessibility

This month, Apple released one of its biggest iOS updates yet — iOS 14. “Fortunately, this new version of the iOS operating system is beneficial for people of all levels of ability,” said Brian Norton, director of assistive technology at Easterseals Crossroads. “What’s convenient to some is vital to others, and Apple clearly understands that […]

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Monday Tech Tip: Windows 10 Version 2004 MagnifierReading

Anna Leung, Assistive Technology Specialist, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us Microsoft Windows 10 built-in accessibility feature Magnifier, which allows you to magnify font and also use as a screen reader. Check it out here: Click here to learn more about Magnifier reading.

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ATU485 – Friendili with Jessica Barker

Your weekly dose of information that keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of technology designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs. Show Notes: Jessica Barker – Founder and App Designer – Friendili Check them out on Social Media: @friendili 3D Ultrasound Story: Adaptive Clothing Story: Distance […]

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AM387 – Toch Smarturns Intelligent Stove Knobs

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! Have you ever been distracted while cooking on the stove?  Did you know that 94% of house fires start as a result of […]

Giraffe Bottle with Holder Hands-Free Drinking System

Hydration is essential to one’s overall wellbeing.  However, staying properly hydrated may not always be easy for some individuals with different mobility impairments.  School Health (formerly known as EnableMart) offers a potential solution with their Giraffe Bottle with Holder Hands-Free Drinking System! The Giraffe Bottle is a hydration system built specifically for individuals with special […]

Consumer Highlight: Mike DiSanto

Mike DiSanto was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated from Mayfield High School in 2001, which is located in the Eastern suburbs of Cleveland. He was raised there with his younger sister and his parents and his sister still lives in Cleveland. Mike is married to “the love of my life, Anna and […]