Optelec’s ClearView GO Video Magnifier

Optelec is a company with a simple mission: “Improving the quality of life for the visually impaired and blind by reaching out with simple and effective solutions.”  We’ve previously covered some of their devices (click here to view blog on ClearView C Flex.)  One of the company’s newest additions is the Optelec ClearView GO Video […]

AM355 – BreatheWell Wear App

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! BreatheWell Wear is an app for Android Wear smartwatches.  According to the app’s description, it is […]

The Big Hug Deep Pressure Positioning Aid

Several individuals with autism, sensory processing disorder, and more often benefit from deep pressure therapy.  Deep Pressure Stimulation (DPS) is “firm but gentle squeezing, hugs, or holding that relaxes the nervous system.”  The Big Hug Deep Pressure Positioning Aid is a positioning aid designed to calm, reorganize, and redirect the energy of children and adults […]

BreatheWell Wear App

BreatheWell Wear is an app for Android Wear smartwatches.  It is designed to “help individuals with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in managing stress through diaphragmatic breathing.” The BreatheWell Wear app assists users in performing slow, deep, diaphragmatic breathing by providing auditory and visual guidance to pace breathing.  It also […]

Visual Reading App

I am always browsing the internet for different apps on iOS or Android devices. During my search today I came across the Android app Visual Reading. The Visual Reading app is an “educational platform for reading development, speech and language understanding, speech production training, and more.” It utilizes Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) principles to engage […]