AM367 – WordToob App

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 an app to make learning words simple and fun?  Check out the WordToob app!  […]

Learn how to type with Talking Typing Teacher

The Braille Bookstore offers several products for individuals with visual impairments.  They have timekeeping products, greeting cards, and more for individuals who are blind or visually impaired.  They also offer a typing program called Talking Typing Teacher. Talking Typing Teacher is a “revolutionary new typing program that’s ideal for the blind and visually impaired.”  The […]

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: www.advenchair.com ASL App Story: http://bit.ly/2Rx3TP4 Alexa for Well Being Story: http://bit.ly/3bPWemU VR Empathy Story: http://bit.ly/37yYmgh NuMotion Story: http://bit.ly/2P3L8kE Adaptive […]