AM297 – GE Smart Countertop Microwave Oven

Podcast: Play in new window | Download297-9-28-18 GE Smart Countertop Microwave Oven 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! By now I’m sure you’re at least a little familiar with Alexa, the […]

Stay “ntouch” with Sorenson Communications’ Suite of Products

Sorenson Communications is “the leading provider of Video Relay Service (VRS) for the Deaf”.  They offer a myriad of products for individuals who are deaf such as the ntouch® VP videophone and app, Buzz apps, and more.  The company’s mission is to provide the “highest quality communication products and services” to individuals who are deaf […]

Olive: Next-Generation Hearing Aid

“There are two problems with hearing impairments: the price and social perception of hearing aids,” according to developers at the Olive Union.  Their solution?  The Olive, which is an affordable, sleek alternative to these traditional hearing aids. Traditional hearing aids can cost more than $4,000 and look like medical devices.  The Olive is the next […]

10 accessible gift ideas for individuals who are deaf-blind

At the INDATA Project, we aim to cover a variety of products for individuals of all abilities.  While we’ve covered gift ideas for those who are blind, hard of hearing, and more, we’ve yet to offer a list for those who are deaf-blind.  LS&S offers a smorgasbord of products for those with vision and hearing impairments. […]

Fidget Cube: The Ultimate Fidgeting Tool

You guys!  It finally arrived!  And let me tell you, it was well worth the wait.  I first introduced this product on Accessibility Minute back in September and am so excited to finally write about it now that it is in my hands.  I am talking about nothing other than the highly-addictive Fidget Cube!  In sum, the […]

AT Specialists: 8 Picks from 2016

Last week, I wrote about 2016’s most read posts on different assistive technologies.  For this week’s post, I asked for feedback from our assistive technology specialists about what they enjoyed learning more about or working with this past year. In case you didn’t know, there are two parts of our Assistive Technology Department: the INDATA Project and clinical services. […]