Controlling an object with our minds sounds like something only found in a science-fiction movie. However, with great advancements in technology the said idea is becoming more of a reality each day. For over a century, doctors and scientists have been using electroencephalogram (EEG) technology to monitor one’s brain activity. In recent years, brainwaves have converted into computer […]
Whether we like to accept it or not, math plays a significant role in our daily lives and is used consistently throughout each and every day. Numerical figures are everywhere: classrooms, offices, banks, stores, and even at home! Our age, the time of day, dates on foods that we eat, products that we buy–all of these things are influenced […]
David Frye shows us the free 5x magnification app Mag. Light available for your iOS devices. Check it out!
Dyslexia is a language-based disorder affecting more than 20% of the U.S. population, and is classified as a learning disability that makes recognizing words, spelling, reading and decoding especially difficult. Due to common misconceptions and stigma about this disorder, several affected individuals never seek help, though it is strongly advised because early and effective methods can […]
There are many misconceptions present throughout current society regarding childhood disorders. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is the most frequently diagnosed psychiatric condition among children; it is predominantly diagnosed between ages six and twelve, affecting more than 1 in 10 children in the United States. Diagnosing individuals with the disorder is complex despite the prevalence […]
I cannot count how many times an individual has asked me regarding my power wheelchair: “Does that thing go off-roading?!” Each time I am asked this, I politely chuckle and smile, wishing my chair could withstand rough terrain. Although my chair is able to handle some bumpy terrain, it is not designed to maneuver through mud, water, […]