Podcast: Play in new window | Download Your weekly dose of information that keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of technology designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs. Special Guests: Nikol Prieto – Community Outreach Coordinator – INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads Brian Norton – Director of […]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs! Many individuals may benefit from their toilet seat being higher. However, replacing a toilet can be […]
Something as “simple” as putting toothpaste on one’s toothbrush can be challenging for individuals of all ages and abilities. The Toothbrush Pillow is a low-tech solution to help with this task. The Toothbrush Pillow is the “first and only product that will allow everyone to independently apply toothpaste.” Further, the Toothbrush Pillow provides a horizontal […]
Yesterday I wrote about the Mantis Q40, which is a first-of-its-kind integrated keyboard and refreshable Braille display. Another new product from HumanWare is the Brailliant BI 40X Braille Display. According to its description, the Brailliant BI 40X Braille Display is the “faster, stronger, future-forward Braille display.” This refreshable 40-cell Braille display will “double your pairing […]
HumanWare is a Canadian-based company that was founded in 1988. The company’s mission is to “develop solutions enabling people living with visual impairment, vision loss, and even learning disabilities to develop their potential and maintain their autonomy.” One of their newest products is the Mantis Q40, which is a first-of-its-kind integrated keyboard and refreshable Braille […]
Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads discusses The INDATA Project’s three podcasts-Assistive Technology Update, ATFAQ and Accessibility Minute. Check it out here: Click here to learn more about the INDATA Project’s Podcasts.