Without a doubt, technology offers endless benefits for people of all ages and backgrounds. It is often being implemented in the classroom as it has been proven useful among students, especially those with special needs. Because there are so many technological resources available, I felt it best to break them down into a series of blogs with specific categories. Welcome […]
Author: Laura Medcalf
Tech Tip: LG Tone Bluetooth Stereo Headset
David Frye shows us a handy portable headset from LG. Check it out! For more information on this product, check out the LG Tone Headset page here.
Take me there: Lechal smart shoes leading way for the blind
By now a majority of individuals have heard of some form of wearable technology such as the smartwatch or Google Glass. A tech company in India called Ducere Tech, recently presented a newer form of wearable technology: smart shoes. The shoes are called Lechal, which translates as “take me there” in Hindi. The shoes possess a lot of potential especially for individuals […]
SPEAKall!® application for iPad
Many companies offer several augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices to help individuals with autism spectrum and developmental disorders. However, with the increased use and versatility of tablets, the demand for downloadable AAC applications has elevated. Individuals at Purdue University have created an app called SPEAKall!® which can be downloaded from the App Store to one’s iPad. This app was specifically designed to […]
FingerReader: ring-like device helps visually impaired read
In recent years, it’s been noted that fewer than 10 percent of legally blind Americans read Braille. And with this number steadily declining as the use of technology increases, what other options are available? With advancements in technology, there are several devices already available to help individuals with visual impairments read. However, individuals often encounter the two […]
Tech Tip: Ruby HD XL
Greg Blackman from Eye Can See shows us the new Ruby HD video magnifier by Freedom Scientific. Check it out!