Belva Smith, Assistive Technology Specialist, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us the Read Aloud feature in Microsoft 365 which provides text-to-speech features in Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and OneNote. Check it out here: Click here for more information about Read Aloud.
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadYour 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: Wade Wingler, Nikol Prieto, Brian Norton Items Mentioned on this week’s show – this IS NOT an […]
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! Are you looking for an audiobook service for your child? Check out the Tales2go app! According to […]
Traditional smartphones aren’t always ideal for individuals with visual impairments or other special needs. Oftentimes the icons and text are too small, for example. The Simple Smartphone strips down the complicated features of a regular smartphone, while leaving all the convenience and connectivity of one. According to the Simple Smartphone’s website, it is “the #1 […]
As we recently celebrated Veterans Day, now is a fitting time to explore the ways in which we can give back to the brave men and women who have served this country. For veterans with disabilities living in Indiana, one of the best sources of support is the Visual Impairment Services Team (VIST) at the Richard […]
Teaching nonverbal children on the autism spectrum how to read and/or communicate can be challenging. The myLevelUP app is a customizable app that teaches children how to read while building vocabulary and communication skills. Unlike similar apps, parents or educators are able to add custom words, audio clips, and images. These customizations are then added […]