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High and Low-Tech Solutions for Limited Mobility

  When thinking about mobility impairment, the image that often springs to many people’s minds is that of a wheelchair. However, even everyday items like Velcro shoes and rolling backpacks — which many people may not necessarily identify as assistive technology — are game-changers for people with limited mobility. “With or without disabilities, we all […]

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Otsimo Speech Therapy App

Last week, I wrote about the Otsimo AAC app, which is a free, easy-to-use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) app for individuals with communication challenges.  Another available app from that developer is the Otsimo Speech Therapy app. According to its description, Otsimo Speech Therapy is the “only speech therapy app that uses voice and speech […]

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Otsimo AAC App

Otsimo is an app and game developer with over 50 games developed with educators and families.  The co-founder of Otsimo, Zafer Elcik, had a brother with autism who was nonverbal.  Elcik noticed that many augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices and apps were too expensive and/or too difficult for individuals with a disability like Elcik’s […]

Alexicom AAC App

Communication is how we make connections and build relationships with others.  A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the Speech Assistant AAC app, which can help individuals who are nonverbal to communicate with others.  Another available augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) app is the Alexicom AAC app! Alexicom AAC allows users to use their […]

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Speech Assistant AAC App

There are many augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices and apps available for individuals who are nonverbal.  One available AAC app for Android devices is the Speech Assistant AAC app. Speech Assistant AAC is a text-to-speech (TTS) app that was developed for individuals who are unable to communicate due to aphasia, autism, cerebral palsy, and […]

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Accessibility for All with Microsoft OneDrive

Microsoft has always placed an emphasis on the importance of making technology accessible to all — and that includes inclusive design. Inclusive design focuses on making a product, service or environment usable for as many people as possible, particularly the more than one billion people in the world with a disability. Microsoft provides a variety […]