AM315 Sidekick – iPad and iPhone mouse adapter

Podcast: Play in new window | Download315-02-15-19 Sidekick – iPad and iPhone mouse adapter 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! AbleNet is a “world leader in assistive technology, curriculum, […]

MagnusCards App

Traveling, shopping, and more can be challenging for individuals with autism or other special needs. Magnusmode is a company on a mission to give these individuals greater independence. They offer MagnusCards, which is a free app available on both Android and iOS devices. The MagnusCards app features Magnus, a boy who helps users “to focus […]

Sidekick – iPad and iPhone mouse adapter

AbleNet is a “world leader in assistive technology, curriculum, and services to help individuals with disabilities lead productive and fulfilling lives.” The company develops, manufactures, and markets a myriad of technology products. One of the company’s newest products is Sidekick, which is a mouse adapter for an iPad and iPhone. Individuals with motor impairments may […]

AM314 – Zoomax Acesight Glasses

Podcast: Play in new window | Download314-02-08-19 Zoomax Acesight Glasses 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! Zoomax offers a myriad of products for individuals with visual impairments.  The company […]

New Emoji to Feature People with Disabilities

There will be twelve new emoji released later on this year depicting the experiences of people with disabilities. The Unicode Consortium released 59 new emoji this week; among them are several images portraying various aspects of the disability experience. The Unicode Consortium is a “nonprofit corporation devoted to developing, maintaining, and promoting software internationalization standards […]

Echo Show Accessibility Features

I received an Amazon Echo Show as a gift for Christmas and I love it!  I set it up in my kitchen so recipes, news, music, and so much more are easily accessible.  If you’re unfamiliar with the Echo Show, it is an Amazon Echo device optimized “for visuals and room-filling sound.”  The device is jam-packed […]