Danny Wayne Beemer: A Local Leader On and Off the Air

Many Hoosiers know Danny Wayne Beemer as the velvety voice behind many Terre Haute-based radio programs since the 1990s. What they may not know is the fact that he has been hosting these shows for more than 25 years while having significant vision loss. Beemer not only stands as a role model with his impressive […]

Z-Vibe Motor Tool Aids in Speech and Sensory Difficulties

As small children learn to talk, speech errors are quite common. Learning how to say all the different sounds in words takes years to develop. However, by the age of eight, kids should be able to say all sounds in English with no major errors. Otherwise, it can be a sign of an articulation disorder. […]

Communication Made Easy with Panasonic’s Cordless Phone

Staying in touch with family, friends and caregivers is crucial for people with disabilities, especially in the cold grips of winter. The Panasonic DECT 6.0 cordless phone makes communication easier in a variety of ways. Sight and Sound This phone is particularly helpful for low-vision users. It features a high-contrast, backlit keypad, large buttons, a […]

Make Learning to Type Fun with Typesy

Learning to type can be a difficult enough challenge to begin with. But for a person with a disability — whether a learning disability, attention issues or fine motor problems — typing can become a seemingly impossible task. By just taking a few minutes a day, you can improve your touch typing skills with Typesy […]

Take Your Health Seriously with the Talking Blood Pressure Meter

Anyone with high blood pressure knows how important it is to stay on top of monitoring your numbers. That’s especially true when you’re not inside a doctor’s office. From pregnant women to those over the age of 64 to people who want to be healthier, this can be a life-saving device. If twice-a-day readings are […]

Apple’s iOS 12 Makes Life More Accessible

This year, Apple released the iOS 12 system, claiming it will “make your iPhone and iPad experience even faster, more responsive and more delightful.” You can add “more accessible” to that description as well. “Taking advantage of iOS 12 is a great way for people with disabilities to ring in the new year,” said Brian […]