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 […]

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 […]

Create Your Own Music with The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute is for people who love music but can’t physically play instruments. This amazing device gives people with disabilities the chance to make their own music, even if they can’t use their hands. The Magic Flute is an electronic version of a wind instrument played through speakers. Physical challenges aside, those who want […]

Stay Alert and Aware with the HomeAware Smartphone App Signaler

Getting out of bed isn’t easy for many people. And those people with hearing impairments have the added difficulty of not being able to hear an alarm to help them wake up. In comes the HomeAware Smartphone Signaler. The Signaler alerts you to your morning alarm. In addition, it alerts you to your mobile calls, […]

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 […]