The act of gardening offers many benefits to our planet as well as its vast population. It is an activity that connects us to Mother Earth, provides us with both prismatic environments and nutritious goods, and is often a source of relaxation for most. In sum, gardening positively affects our overall well-being, both inside and out. However, the pastime, though very […]
In last Thursday’s blog, I covered a few apps from Smarty Ears that may help individuals with aphasia, a condition which affects an individual’s ability to express and understand both written and spoken language. Further, the company also offers helpful tools for individuals with other communication conditions including apraxia and dysphagia. APRAXIA The first few apps are helpful resources for apraxia, which […]
Anna Leung, iPad specialist at Easter Seals Crossroads in Indiana, introduces us to the free “Slide 2 Unlock” app–available for the iPad. This app provides great practice for the “slide to unlock” gesture, which is required for iOS devices.
Over the past few years, the company Smarty Ears has aimed to help individuals with communication issues. They have created several educational apps to help promote speech and language skills for individuals with aphasia, apraxia, dysphagia and more. Visitors of the website will be able to search for apps by specific area including: AAC Aphasia Apps Apraxia Autism […]
After writing a post on the history of the light bulb and GE’s new smart bulb, I pondered the evolution of other everyday inventions. As I was leaving my office yesterday I began to daydream asking myself, “What is an invention that has an impact on my daily life?” Suddenly, a bell dinged and an automated voice announced, “First […]
Writer: Laura Medcalf The search engine giant Google has been working on wearable technology for quite some time now. From their smartwatches to Google Glass, their mission of making technology as portable as possible is becoming very evident. The mission will become even clearer with Google’s idea of smart contact lenses. A new patent application details how […]