Steve Gleason Act cuts red tape for those with ALS

Thanks to Steve Gleason, people who require speech generating devices won’t have to cut through so much red tape. A former football star, Gleason led the charge to make speech-generating devices more readily accessible after he was diagnosed with ALS in 2011. Individuals with ALS — also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease — are at […]

Top Vacation Spots and Travel Tips for People with Disabilities

If you are making travel plans for this holiday season or thinking about a trip any time in the coming year, here are some ideas for easy, safe and fun destinations. Below you’ll find a list of some of the most accessible vacation spots for people with disabilities to visit. But first, here are some […]

A Growing Need for Accessible Agriculture

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing It’s officially the end of summer and the beginning of fall — a time when barbecues become roasts, and a chill in the air eventually takes over. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, September 2015 brings days excellent for sowing grains, hay and forage crops. There are also good days for […]

Not Just Another School Year

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing It’s time to head back to school! The heat of summer still lingers, but students and their families are buying school supplies, packing backpacks and getting ready for another school year. The transition from summer to school can be tough — and even more difficult for students with disabilities or […]

iGuardStove: Convert your stove into a smart stove

Scenario 1: In today’s fast-paced society, it seems as though we’re always in a rush.  We’ve been spoiled with smart technologies that provide us with instant notifications of texts, emails, and other miscellaneous alerts.  We’ve grown accustomed to everything being so instant and easy that we may neglect simple tasks, like turning off the stove.  Such […]

RCx-1000 Remote Control Speakerphone

For individuals with mobility impairments (and more), answering a telephone may prove to be rather challenging.  A possible solution for these individuals is the remote control speakerphone, RCx-1000, from Harris Communications. The RCx-1000 is a remote control speakerphone that was specifically designed for individuals with low mobility.  The RCx-1000 allows users to answer calls with voice commands–making the process of answering […]