Protect your charging cable with Cable Bites!

As an individual with muscular dystrophy, I have poor strength and dexterity in my fingers.  In order to unplug my iPhone, I have to tug on the cord itself – not the part that connects to my device.  Unfortunately, this has caused me to break an embarrassing amount of lightning cables. (*Insert face palm here.*) […]

National Assistive Technology Awareness Day

Happy National Assistive Technology Awareness Day! Last year, Congress made a resolution declaring March 27, 2019 as the first National AT Awareness Day.  This year we are celebrating the wonderful world of assistive technology today! The definition of assistive technology (AT) may vary with each individual.  However, the federal definition is as follows: “An assistive technology […]

Crystal Growing Hedgehog – Fun Science Toy

Fat Brain Toys offers a large catalogue of toys for children of all ages and abilities.  One of my favorite things about their website is that you can search for toys based on different special needs.  When I selected Sensory Integration Disorder (also referred to as Sensory Processing Disorder), the Crystal Growing Hedgehog popped up.  […]

ATU456 – Adventchair with Geoff Babb

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Your weekly dose of information that keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of technology designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs. Find more about Advenchair at: ASL App Story: Alexa for Well Being Story: VR Empathy Story: NuMotion Story: Adaptive […]

AM363 – AdvenChair

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hey 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! Looking for a wheelchair to help you go on outdoor adventures in?  Check out the AdvenChair!  […]

The WILL Center’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

The WILL Center is a nonprofit, community-based, nonresidential organization run by and for individuals with disabilities.  The WILL (Wabash Independent Living and Learning) Center offers a myriad of services. Here are a few of the services the nonprofit offers: Individual advocacy Systems advocacy Independent living skills training ADA information Peer counseling And more! Here is […]