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Niskoo: Reading and Spelling

If you’re looking for a fun app to help your child read and spell English, check out Niskoo: Reading and Spelling!  Niskoo is an educational app designed for younger children to help them increase their vocabulary by helping them learn how to read and spell through phonics practice.   The app contains a number of scenarios […]

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SmartWay Solutions Talking Thermostat VT3000

SmartWay Solutions has been manufacturing “inventive quality” residential thermostats and HVAC monitors since 1995.  One of their available products is the Talking Thermostat VT3000. The Talking Thermostat VT3000 is a battery-powered digital thermostat for controlling single and multi-stage heating and cooling systems.  Its unique audio playback assists users in setting up and maintaining precise indoor […]

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Monday Tech Tip: Office 365 Dictate Using JAWS Screen Reader

Jim Rinehart, Assistive Technology Specialist, shows us how to use Office 365 Dictate with a screen reader. Check it out here: Click here to learn more about Office 365 Dictate. Click here to learn more about JAWS Screen Reader.

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ATU-609 – Replay – ATIA 2020 with David Dikter

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. Originally Aired: 8/28/2020 The ATIA conference will be in person this year starting next week and running through Feb. […]

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AM509 Carroself Smart Pill Dispenser

Podcast: Play in new window | Download 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! There are several smart pill organizers available on the market, such as Hero or MedaCube.  Another […]

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Accessibility Consultant Bianca Mills Brings Unique Background

Upon hiring Bianca Mills for a new position as Easterseals Crossroads’ accessibility consultant, Director of Assistive Technology Brian Norton said, “We are thrilled to have someone with her background and expertise bring her skills to Easterseals Crossroads.” Mills certainly has a unique background. She grew up traveling the globe as a “military brat” and went […]