Maurice Meza, CEO, Komodo Open Lab shows us the Tecla Shield which is for individuals with limited upper body mobility and allows them easy access to touchscreen devices. The Tecla Shield is accessible via adaptive buttons, switches, or wheelchair driving controls. Check it out here: Click here for additional information on the Tecla Shield.
Pressure vests are calming tools for individuals with autism, ADHD, sensory integration disorders and more. According to SpecialNeeds.com, “Pressure vests provide proprioceptive feedback to a child with a sensory processing disorder. Proprioceptors are sensors that aid in a child’s sensation of gravity and body movement, and proper functioning of these sensors is essential for accurate […]
Visual timers can play an essential role in the lives of many individuals with special needs. They can make stressful transition periods easier, reduce resistance to routines, help manage a class or therapy session, and more for individuals with autism, ADHD, or other special needs. Keep on reading to learn about the benefits of visual […]
Tracy Castillo, ReUse Technician, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us the Ava app, which is a live captioning app for people who are Deaf or hard of hearing. Check it out here:
We have covered countless smart home devices over the years. However, we’ve yet to discuss a device that could help individuals with special needs get into their garages. While garage door openers or outdoor keypads may work fine for some, something like Garageio may work even better for others. Garageio is a simple and secure […]
If you live in Indiana or surrounding areas, you don’t need me to tell you how dreadful the weather is! Brr! Long ago are the days I couldn’t get enough snow; now, I cannot seem to get enough warmth! I am currently cuddling with a soft blanket and heating pad trying to get warm. I […]