HeadMouse Extreme

For individuals with limited hand and arm mobility, operating a standard computer mouse and keyboard proves to be quite the challenge.  Fortunately, there are many assistive devices available to help said individuals operate their computer or alternative and augmentative communication device.  One example of these available technologies is the HeadMouse Extreme. The HeadMouse Extreme replaces […]

From Workplace to Showcase

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing It started out as a working lab, showing off assistive technology categorized by disability — for those individuals who are blind or vision-impaired; Deaf or Hard of Hearing; have mobility challenges; or learning or cognition challenges. Now, as the reality of the AT world is changing, the INDATA Project at […]

Tablet computers and apps for the holidays!

In part two of our recent, 4th annual assistive technology holiday shopping show, our friends at Bridging Apps listed their top suggestions for anyone considering a tablet computer for someone as a holiday gift. Here is what they suggested. Top tablet recommendations : iPad mini: The iPad mini is very easy to use, has many […]

Transforming Lives with Communication Technology

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing Have you ever had a conversation with a friend or family member and just can’t seem to communicate to them what you’re thinking? Communication problems can be the result of anything from hard-to-decipher nonverbal cues or too little information to the wrong communication method or not paying attention. Many relationship […]

Control your computer with the Jouse3!

For individuals with mobility impairments, there are several assistive technologies available to help them control their computers and other devices.  A company behind some of these technologies, called Compusult, has a slogan stating that they are “delivering innovative solutions to the world.”  Staying true to their slogan, they’ve recently released their newest addition to the Jouse family, the […]

A Chance to Reach for the Stars

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing It’s a week-long camp giving visually-impaired students an experience that’s truly “out of this world.” Since it began in 1989, Space Camp for Interested Visually-Impaired Students (SCIVIS) has offered kids with special visual needs the chance to do everything Space Camp® has to offer — from learning how the space […]