Assistive Technology is about making technology accessible to everyone. A big part of technology today is video gaming systems such as the Xbox. The controllers that are designed to be used for gaming systems such as the Xbox are not always accessible for people who have limited or no mobility in their hands. Individuals who […]
Math can be frustrating. Challenging. And sometimes, especially for those kids with learning disabilities or attention disorders, it can be seemingly unsolvable. But now, there could be relief for kids struggling in math. There’s a new app that’s a homework lifesaver. It’s called yHomework Math Solver. Download it straight to your iPhone or Android, and […]
Mark Larson, Owner of Keyguard Assistive Technology, shows us some of the keyguards they have that can assist people who have tremors or problems with fine motor control hit the correct key on a keyboard. Check it out here: Click her for more information about Keyguard Assistive Technology.
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. Off the Cuff with Josh Anderson, www.EasterSealsTech.com/staff Leaked image reveals Microsoft’s new Xbox controller for accessibility http://bit.ly/2IDT4b9 —————————— If […]
Geometry class just got a bit easier for blind and visually-impaired students. A new mechanical Braille ruler is now available to individuals of all ages. Developed by Squirrel Devices — a past winner of the Louis Braille Touch of Genius Award — the Tactile Caliper allows its users to measure and draw with a much […]
If you are unable to clearly see what is on your computer screen because of a visual impairment a screen magnifier may be helpful for you. Screen Magnification Systems allow people with low vision to enlarge text and graphics that are displayed on a computer screen. Screen readers are software programs that allow blind or visually […]