The PATINS Project is a state-wide technical assistance network “Promoting Achievement through Technology and INstruction for all Students.” They provide a range of support services for impacting both the organizational capacity and professional capabilities of Indiana’s local educational agencies in serving students with unique learning needs. These services include: Operation of the Indiana Center for […]
Low vision technology can help you read, write, see loved ones and enjoy hobbies again. Please join Enhanced Vision representative Jim Fortman for hands-on demonstrations of the newest technologies available for people with low vision at the WILL Center in Terre Haute, Indiana. This FREE event will provide information and training to these individuals, as […]
I remember watching a movie over 14 years ago where the house had several automated items, ultimately simplifying the residents’ lives. I was wholly intrigued with the idea of turning lights on from across the room, or playing a song by simply saying it aloud. Though I was lost in reverie pondering the future, never […]
Check out this week’s tech tip on applications to help make reading quicker and easier.
By Laura Medcalf Debby Elnatan’s son was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Upon his diagnosis, she was told by medical professionals that her son, Rotem, “didn’t know what his legs are and has no consciousness of them.” She went on to explain her reaction and how it inspired her invention, the Firefly Upsee, which is now being […]
Styluses and tablets are great in terms of making many things accessible to individuals with disabilities. Many users have difficulty writing and drawing on tablets with their “hands in the air” (to avoid unnecessary markings on the screen. Further, writing in such a position is unnatural, fatiguing and awkward, and may ultimately hinder an individual […]