Alex Learns to Sort!

“If you want your children to start adopting certain habits such as tidying their room or putting their slippers away, they must first learn which is the right place to store those objects.  Once the children have acquired this knowledge, we will be able to assign them small responsibilities.”  Such skills can be learned through the […]

5 InvoTek products to increase independence

Many companies aspire to develop products and more in the hopes of granting independence to individuals with disabilities.  Some examples of products include any assistive device you can imagine, from AAC devices to both low and high-tech writing supports.  Founded in 1988, InvoTek is an example of such company.  “Since 1995, InvoTek has focused on pursuing […]

SmartNav 4 AT: totally hands-free mouse solution!

For individuals with limited mobility, they may need to use a hands-free device to operate their computers.  There are several options available, such as the Headmouse Extreme or EyeGaze systems.  Another possible solution for these individuals is the SmartNav 4: AT, which is another hands-free mouse! The SmartNav 4: AT comes with built-in Dwell Clicking Software and a […]

Tinitell Wristphone for Children

In today’s highly-connected world, several parents provide their children with expensive smartphones so they, too, can become connected.  However, some parents are reluctant to give their children these smartphones.  Now there is a wearable, durable and affordable mobile phone for children: Tinitell. In sum, the Tinitell is the smallest mobile phone in the world designed especially for […]

New Accessibility Features in iOS 9

In previous posts, we’ve covered several accessibility features available on Apple devices.  As evidenced by the iOS 7 update to the gargantuan release of Yosemite, Apple continues to refine each user’s experience with every update.  Within the past month, Apple released its newest update for their iOS devices: iOS 9.  The update offers new built-in apps, faster performance, improved security, new multi-tasking […]

Articulation with The Speech Wizard

There are so many available apps for tablets and smartphones to assist individuals with speech and language challenges.  One example of this type of app is Articulation with The Speech Wizard. Articulation with The Speech Wizard is an innovative speech therapy tool designed to help children improve their articulation skills.  More specifically, the activities within […]