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Extensity for Google Chrome

Google Chrome offers so many built-in accessibility features.  In addition to that, there are countless extensions you can add to the browser to make the browser even more accessible.  Monday’s Tech Tip features our very own director, Brian Norton, introducing yet another extension called Extensity.  In sum, Extensity quickly enables/disables Google Chrome extensions.  According to its description, it is “the ultimate tool for lightning-fast […]

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Apple iOS 14 Changes the Game for Accessibility

This month, Apple released one of its biggest iOS updates yet — iOS 14. “Fortunately, this new version of the iOS operating system is beneficial for people of all levels of ability,” said Brian Norton, director of assistive technology at Easterseals Crossroads. “What’s convenient to some is vital to others, and Apple clearly understands that […]

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Welch Allyn Spot Vision Screener

Vision screenings are “crucial for early detection and prevention of vision loss in young children.”  Welch Allyn offers a quick, contact-free vision screening device: introducing their Spot Vision Screener. In sum, it is a handheld, portable device that can automatically detect vision issues from a noninvasive 3-foot distance in just seconds!  The Welch Allyn Spot […]

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ATU486 – Parrots Inc with David Hojah

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. David Hojah – CEO and Founder of Parrots Inc. Visit their website: https://www.flyparrots.com Check out their recent news: https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/06/meet-the-tc-top-picks-for-disrupt-2020/?guccounter=1 AUesome Story: https://bit.ly/2H49dqj […]

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BJOY Hand-A Hand Mouse

BJLive! offers many products and services that “improve the quality of life of any person with disabilities.”  I have previously written about their BJOY Ring Wireless Joystick as well as their Chin Mouse.  A third BJOY mouse option is the BJOY Hand-A Hand Mouse. The company’s initials stand for the names of the two brothers […]

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LEPU Infrared Forehead Thermometer

With both the current pandemic and flu season upon us – having a contact-free thermometer is ideal to have.  If you’re in the market for a new thermometer, check out the LEPU Infrared Forehead Thermometer! The LEPU Infrared Thermometer features “innovative infrared technology with high sensitivity.”  This technology gives you contactless results in a second. […]