David Frye shows us the free 5x magnification app Mag. Light available for your iOS devices. Check it out!
Author: Laura Medcalf
5 apps for students with dyslexia
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 […]
5 iOS and Android Apps for ADHD
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 […]
Introducing the ultimate off-road wheelchair: The HexHog
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, […]
Tech Tip: Word Lens
David Frye introduces us to an app that translates language in real-time called Word Lens. This FREE app could be used in a myriad of ways. Check it out!
5 iOS apps to help students with learning disabilities in college
In order to obtain success in academia, a student with a learning disability has a few extra challenges to conquer first. Common symptoms that students with learning disabilities often exhibit include: Difficulty with reading and/or writing Problems with math skills Trouble following directions Difficulty remembering Poor coordination Difficulty with concepts related to time Problems staying organized […]