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MyFinder App

A newer artificial intelligence (AI) app is available to help individuals with visual impairments.  MyFinder is a free-to-download iOS app that allows users to hear surrounding objects, text and scene descriptions, and more. Here’s more from the App Store’s description: “MyFinder AI provides audio descriptions of objects and navigation guidance towards them. It reads out […]

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Annotate anything with Presentify

If you’re looking for an app that allows you to annotate anything on your screen, check out Presentify.  Presentify is a macOS menu bar app that helps users “give better presentations, online classes, or video tutorials by letting you annotate any screen, highlight your cursor, and more.” While using the app, you’ll be able to […]

Care Direct Offers All-in-One Solution

In response to the home care needs born out of the COVID pandemic, the Welsh startup company, Care Direct Technology, launched a suite of assistive technology products. As the company’s website describes, Care Direct is the “only all-in-one solution that uses cutting edge technology to remotely and passively monitor service users to retain independence, reduce loneliness […]

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Mussila WordPlay

Mussila is an award-winning, innovative EdTech company established in 2015.  Their app, Mussila WordPlay, is a reading and comprehension app that allows children to strengthen their vocabulary in a “fun and playful way.”   Before diving further into the app, here’s more on the developers behind it: “The company was founded by experts in computer science […]

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Arcademics – Educational video games for K-8

Arcademics is a website featuring several multiplayer educational games.  These online educational video games offer a “powerful approach” to learning basic math, language arts, vocabulary, and thinking skills. Here’s the developer’s mission: “Our goal is to make aspects of classroom instruction as effective in creating persistence and involvement as observed in video game players. Our […]

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AM469 Snapchat ASL Lens

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! Snapchat is a mobile messaging application used to share photos, videos, text, and drawings.  This free […]