ATU381 – Making MOOCs Accessible with John Tubbs

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. Show Notes: John Tubbs – Director of Digital Media-eLearning Gies College of Business, University of Illinois tubbs@illinois.edu —————————— If […]

AM295 – Wemo Mini Smart Plug

Podcast: Play in new window | Download295-9-14-18 Belkin Wemo Mini Smart Plug 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! I have been talking about smart home devices for several years […]

Big John Toilet Seat

Many individuals with mobility impairments can have a hard time transferring and balancing on a standard toilet seat.  Traditional toilet seats tend to wobble and shift as individuals try to transfer on and off.  The Big John Toilet Seat is an ideal solution for this problem. The Big John Toilet Seat “has a more comfortable […]

Ball Cushion – Cushion for Sensory and Tactile Stimulation

Last week I wrote about the Fidget Backpack, which is as the name suggests: a backpack…with fidgets on it.  If you are a parent or teacher, you already know kiddos are going to fidget, so why not give them the tools they need to channel this energy?  The company behind the Fidget Backpack also offers […]