EyeGaze Foundations Bundle

Last week I covered the HeadMouse Extreme, which is a device that allows users to control their computers and AAC devices via head movements.   The EyeGaze Foundations is comparable to the HeadMouse by the fact that it is a substitute for a standard mouse.  However, instead of controlling computers via head movement, EyeGaze allows users to control […]

10 Apps for Children with Learning and Attention Issues

Technology has opened up a whole new world for individuals with a myriad of learning disabilities.  It’s made practicing academic skills more exciting with educational games, in addition to making the classroom more accessible overall with apps like SnapType.  Several educational professionals have noted the advantages of these applications and more, and have set out to […]

Virtual Speech Center, 3 Speech and Language Apps

There are many resources available to help individuals with communication disorders, but I recently stumbled across one that offers countless language apps.  Virtual Speech Center Inc. was founded in 2011 by speech and language pathologist Beata Klarowska, and her husband Bartosz, a software engineer.  It takes speech and language therapy apps to the next level by […]

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 […]

Timocco: Games for Accelerated Development

There are many games available on gaming consoles, computers, and mobile devices to engage children.  While many of these games may teach some developmental skills, several of these aren’t specifically designed for individuals with autism, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), and more–but Timocco games are!  Timocco is a cutting-edge virtual motion gaming system that motivates children to […]

SnapType for Occupational Therapy version 2.0

A couple months ago, I wrote about SnapType, a free iPad application that helps individuals who struggle with handwriting.  Last week, the developer released version 2.0, offering several new features. 10 new and improved features in version 2.0: Import images from your device Email and print from directly within the app Crop images Rotate images Work in […]