Monday Tech Tip: Magic Wand Portable Scanner

Watch as intern Anne Carpenter demonstrates how to use the Magic Wand Portable Scanner from VuPoint. This hand held scanner makes it easy to transform the texts you need and love into digital texts that are easier to use. To view Closed Captioning, click on the “CC” in the lower right corner of the video. […]

“Stander – Live the Longer Life You Love”

There is no place like home. But for some senior citizens, home is no longer a place that is safe or accessible due to their age, mobility issues or sickness. One company is seeking to change this. “Stander” is a company specializing in mobility solutions for the home and daily life. Whether it be a […]

Life Essentials Lifts: a new way to get around

At the age of five, Hubert Von Holten contracted polio, a viral disease that stripped him of major leg function. At the age of 14, and after a loss of function in his leg muscles, Von Holten decided that polio was not going to win. Wanting to find ways to contribute to the family farm, […]

Crash course in hashtags

Following people used to require sneaky initiative and a stealth like presence. Today however, social media sites, like Twitter, make following people not only socially acceptable but a great way to connect with others who have the same interests and goals. Today’s post is dedicated to making the most of your Twitter account, in terms […]

Monday Tech Tip: Compact 5 HD Handheld Video Magnifier

Join Brian Norton as he explores how to use this hand held video magnifier from Optelec. Ideal for those who need magnification on the go, with HD capabilities the image quality is clear, crisp and easy to see. To view Closed Captioning, click on the “CC” in the lower right corner of the video. Having […]

Squishy sounds…the Skoog

It’s squishy, it’s square and it’s smashable…any idea what it could be? Try the next great musical instrument for children with any combination of cognitive, physical or behavioral difficulties , the Skoog. Ideal for therapy, fun and creativity the Skoog makes playing and experimenting with music accessible for all. Between 2003 and 2005, The Tapestry […]