OmniReader by Freedom Scientific

Freedom Scientific is the “largest worldwide manufacturer of assistive technology products for those with vision impairments or learning disabilities.” One of their available products is the omniReader. The omniReader by Freedom Scientific is a portable, lightweight scanning and reading solution for individuals with visual impairments. To use the device, simply press a button and the […]

Consumer Highlight: Lora Buchanan

Lora was born in Lebanon, Indiana and raised in Indianapolis. She was raised by a single-mom and was one of four kids. Lora went to Washington township schools in Indianapolis, but left high school when she was 16-years-old. Two years later, she had her first of two children and she then got her GED. One […]

Beanbag Activity Cards

Beanbags offer several opportunities to practice proprioception, gross motor skills, visual tracking, and more.   Fun and Function offers a collection of different beanbag activities in their Beanbag Activity Cards.  The Beanbag Activity Cards deck contains 24 different beanbag activities for children of all ages and abilities.  Some of the prompts include tossing, balancing, and other […]

AM325 – Sequin Drawing Board

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools, and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs! Sequins are everywhere today – they’re on shirts, pillows, purses, and more. Now you can find them […]

Sequin Drawing Board

If you’ve gone shopping lately, you’ve likely seen purses, pillows, and more covered in sequins. I often use my fingers to flip the sequins over, revealing a different color. Drawing in sequins is similar to drawing in the sand; it is both calming and fun. The Sequin Drawing Board allows individuals to easily create and […]

Small Chill Corner by Fun and Function

If you’re looking to transform a corner in your school, clinic, or home into relaxing sensory space, Fun and Function has just the solution! Their small Chill Corner helps children chill out and reset their mood to get ready to sit, learn, focus, and learn for hours. The Chill Corner benefits children of all ages […]