Voice Assistant Must-Have Skills

A voice assistant can be invaluable for people with disabilities these days. Essentially virtual caregivers, voice assistants provide everything from daily reminders to guided meditation, cognitive exercises and more. “Voice assistants ultimately empower people with disabilities to live more independently,” said Brian Norton, director of assistive technology at Easterseals Crossroads. “Technologies like Amazon Echo and […]

AMAneo Assistive Mouse Adapter Helps Control Your Clicks

Millions of people worldwide suffer from hand tremors. And working a computer mouse can be a nightmare for those with hand dexterity challenges. The AMAneo (Assistive Mouse Adapter) helps people with shaky hand movements or tremors control their computer mouse better. Even if the user’s hand is shaking, the AMAneo filters the trembling of the […]

Attention Increase Through Assistive Technology

We live in a world full of distractions. As society runs around us, we’re constantly looking at various screens, seeing personal and global news and information rush past our eyes like the cascading green code of “The Matrix.” And it can be difficult to keep our attention. These distractions can be particularly overwhelming for people […]

Morphic Sets Your Computer Up for Success

You may be familiar and totally comfortable with your own computer — its setting, features and programs. But what happens when you’re using a different computer and don’t know how to log in, where to find the features you need and what to do with the different settings? That’s where Morphic comes in. Morphic unlocks […]

SIGN-O Entertains While Teaching Sign Language

BINGO! In the U.S., this popular game of chance is played everywhere from charity events to church halls. And while bingo is a fun, social activity to play with family and friends, it can also be used as a learning tool. SIGN-O is a bingo game CD-ROM designed for users to learn American Sign Language […]

Opening Windows 10 to Everyone

Microsoft’s mission is to “empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more.” This kind of inclusivity is especially apparent in the Windows 10 update that launched earlier this summer. The update will vastly improve the system experience for all users, especially those with disabilities. Internally, the Windows accessibility team members refer to […]