Hearing Dogs: dogs for the deaf

Man’s best friend has been known to help those with no sight see and now they can even give the deaf a set of ears, metaphorically speaking of course. Through training and practice, Hearing Dogs guide their user through touch to the source of sound. By providing companionship and an extra level of alertness in […]

New AT innovations on the horizon

The world of Assistive Technology is constantly changing and evolving to meet the needs of people living with disabilities. As technologies become more sleek and refined, so do their designs. The following is a list of prototypes that will hopefully be making their way onto the market soon and into your life as stylish and […]

Arizona State University team creates low vision assistive technology for the classroom

Taking notes in the classroom can be tough whether you are sighted or have low vision. Between listening to the teacher, looking at the board and copying down notes, it can be difficult to keep track of what you are writing, how it relates to the class and what exactly it means. One team of […]

Monday Tech Tip: Text Grabber iPhone App

Watch as Brian Norton demonstrates how to use “Text Grabber,” an iPhone app that allows you to upload printed text to your phone and have it read to you. To view Closed Captioning, click on the “CC” in the lower right corner of the video. Having trouble viewing the video? Click here! Click here to […]