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Veterans Honored Through Assistive Technology

Randy Berg is lucky to be alive. During a motorcycle ride on a warm spring day back in 1987, he ran off the road and flew face-first into a tree whose branch poked out his right eye, which was later replaced with a prosthetic one. Crushed nasal bones severed his left eye’s optic nerve. He […]

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Bringing Innovation to the Voting Process

The U.S. presidential election is just around the corner, but concerns are growing about the stability of the voting process amid the upheaval of the COVID-19 pandemic. In June, Kentucky closed 95 percent of its polling locations due to the outbreak, and a rush to accommodate remote voting resulted in the distribution of inaccurate absentee […]

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Ultion SMART Lock Keeps You Safe the Smart Way

There are many options to choose from when it comes to selecting a lock for your home. The Ultion SMART Lock not only keeps you and your loved ones safe, but it also includes extra helpful features for individuals with disabilities. The Ultion SMART Lock is a perfect pick for those who have considered a […]

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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 https://www.friendili.com Check them out on Social Media: @friendili 3D Ultrasound Story: https://bit.ly/3gqAm2M Adaptive Clothing Story: https://bit.ly/33aodKE Distance […]