National Cristina Foundation Connects Nonprofits with Technology

When the National Cristina Foundation was established three decades ago, nobody had yet come up with the term “digital divide.” But that’s what their mission has been for more than 30 years: to connect nonprofit groups with technology needs to donors of reusable hardware so the disadvantaged can have access to computers, mobile devices and […]

4 Grocery Delivery Services

It’s nothing out of the ordinary for individuals to stop by a grocery store at least once a week.  If they need eggs, milk, or bread, they can simply drive to the local drugstore on their way home from work.  For the more extensive list of groceries, they’ll simply grab a cart and peruse every […]

Accessibility Minute Podcast Offers Online Shopping Help

Online shopping can be challenging for anyone, but especially at holiday time and for people with disabilities. Luckily, the Accessibility Minute podcast is here with tips to help out! Click here to listen now! The latest podcast focuses on MasterCard’s Identity Check mobile service, otherwise known as “Selfie Pay.” This app allows people to verify […]

Letters with a Deeper Meaning

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing ATP. Assistive Technology Professional. This certification is more than just three letters after your name. Just like all educational degrees, licensures, certifications and awards, ATP means something — not just to the person who receives it, but to consumers with disabilities and the assistive technology community. And like most credentials, […]

Home Sweet Accessible Home

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing “People want to stay in their homes as long as they can. If you have the resources to plan for that and can consciously build a home and make accessible features part of the design, that is definitely becoming more of a trend.” And that accessibility in a home can […]

The Driving Force to Overcome

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing Getting behind the wheel of a car is a big deal. Now you have control of a machine that weighs a few thousand pounds. And now you have to navigate that vehicle in and out of traffic, dealing with weather hazards and all the temperaments of other drivers on the […]