Control your smart home and more with Branto

With so many smart home devices and central hubs for these devices, it may be hard to narrow down what works best for you.  Even though it is only in the midst of its fundraising campaign on Indiegogo, the Branto Orb already seems like a promising option.  So what exactly is Branto and what sets it apart from other […]

Mother from Indianapolis develops Lectio, an app for dyslexia

“Have you ever heard the expression, ‘Necessity is the mother of all invention?’ Well, it’s true,” says Kris Parmelee.  Parmelee is an Indianapolis mother of a son with dyslexia, a learning disorder affecting at least 10-15% of the nation’s population.  After several years of watching her son struggle with reading, Parmelee founded and developed Lectio, an app […]

Pay-it-forward with ‘Be My Eyes’ app

The App Store offers countless apps to get us through both our personal and professional lives.  The possibilities are virtually limitless with the many productivity, social networking, navigation, reference apps (and more!)–all readily available at our fingertips.  However, the Be My Eyes app goes beyond the daily grind, offering users the ability to help others without leaving the comfort of their couch. Oftentimes, daily […]

Paprika Recipe Manager

Health and proper nutrition are important for everyone – whether or not a person has a disability. However, planning, organizing, and shopping for the food that make us the healthiest can be a challenge for people with some disabilities. Intellectual challenges may make it difficult to understand which recipes are most healthy and which groceries need to […]

The 12 apps of Christmas for kids with special needs

Two things most kids love are Christmas and iPads. What better way to celebrate both than with Christmas apps?! Whether you are looking for apps to navigate the season, learn about christmas, make a christmas card or just for creative play we have a list of kid friendly apps for all types of abilities. The […]