Awareness Day for Assistive Technology

Last year, Congress made a resolution designating March 27, 2019 as the first National Assistive Technology Awareness Day. This year, it fell on March 4 in the midst of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Assistive technology is defined in the Assistive Technology Act, Public Law 105-394, stating: “An assistive technology device is defined as ‘any item, […]

Gaming is More Than Just Games

From gaming to smart home devices, assistive technology helps people with disabilities maintain independence. It also helps them develop skills at home they can use in the community. Ben Jacobs, the founder and CEO of RebelTech Consulting LLC, recently led a full-day training session at INDATA on the benefits of this innovative assistive technology.   […]

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 […]