ATU535 – Prehensile Technologies with Dr. Jeff Ackerman

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 Guest: Dr. Jeff Ackerman – President of Prehensile Technologies www.prehensiletechnologies.com Disability Strategy Story: https://bit.ly/3A4rmKO Lumin-I Story: https://bwnews.pr/3CjqYtG FaceTime Story: https://bit.ly/3lx0SxI   […]

AM437 – Supersense AI App for Visually Impaired

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! If you’re looking for an app to help scan text, currency, barcodes, and even your surroundings, […]

Montessori Words & Phonics App

Montessori is a method of education that is based on self-directed activity, hands-on learning, and collaborative play.  Their app, Montessori Words & Phonics helps children develop their reading, writing, and spelling skills. Before diving into the app, here’s more about the Montessori Learning Method: “In Montessori classrooms children make creative choices in their learning, while […]

Keeping Seniors Connected through COVID and Beyond

National Senior Citizens Day is particularly important to recognize this month, as we head toward a major spike in the aging population. According to the World Health Organization, there were 200 million people over 60 years old in 1950; by 2000, that number tripled to nearly 600 million; by 2025, it is estimated there will […]

Supersense – AI app for individuals with visual impairments

Over the years, many smartphone scanner applications have been developed to help individuals with or without visual impairments with varying productivity needs.  If you’re in the market for an accessible scanner app, check out Supersense!  According to its website, Supersense is the “smartest and simplest scanner application” available for individuals with visual impairments.   Supersense utilizes […]

Monday Tech Tip: Supersense

Anna Leung, Assistive Technology Specialist, at Easterseals Crossroads shows up the Supersense app, which is a scanner app for individuals who are blind or visually impaired that uses AI to scan and read documents, barcodes, currency, books, etc… Check it out here: Click here for more information on Supersense.