Assistive technology comes in many shapes and sizes. It can be high tech computer software, or very low tech tools, such as a magnifying glass. These items are not restricted to any one group; all kinds of people can gain independence from using assistive technology. There are technologies that can help with hearing loss, mobility […]
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadGames are a necessary part of human development. They encourage interactions with others, provide opportunities to work on teams, teach the importance of following rules, and perhaps most importantly they build problem solving skills. Not to mention, they are a fun way to take a break from work or school! Think about one […]
Easter Seals Crossroads is offering a free training session for anyone interested in learning how to use the accessibility features built into Microsoft Windows. Learn how to change the screen resolution, use the SoundSentry, change the font size, adjust speed, and much more. Get the most out of your computer by making it easy to use […]
Here’s something for those last minute shoppers out there – Toys R Us has dedicated a page on their web site to toys specifically for kids with special needs. The company doesn’t list the toys by disability. Instead you can find them in categories such as visual, auditory, fine and gross motor, language, self-esteem and tactile. […]
In our recent post about e-readers, we covered a handful of the latest e-book readers in the marketplace today. I discovered another e-reader that I felt could not be ignored: the enTourage eDGe. This device is along the same vein as Barnes & Noble’s Nook and Spring Design’s Alex in that it is a dual […]
E-readers (also known as e-book readers) are portable devices used to display e-books, and lately the market has exploded with several different varieties. Let’s take a closer look at the accessibility features in these new products!