“For most people, technology makes things easier. For people with disabilities, technology makes things possible.” – Mary Pat Radabaugh Technology offers countless possibilities and opens doors many never even knew were closed. Throughout the past several decades, advancements in technology have proven beneficial to the human race–both those with or without disabilities. With technology, individuals who […]
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Control your home with Reemo
Wearable tech and smart home technology are beginning to merge as is demonstrated with the forthcoming Reemo wristband. At first glance, Reemo may not appear to be anything special with its flat, rubbery bracelet design comparable to current wearable gadgets on the market. However, Reemo is dissimilar from devices like the Jawbone Up24 or Fitbit Flex as it […]
Tech Tip: Mag. Light
David Frye shows us the free 5x magnification app Mag. Light available for your iOS devices. Check it out!
Take me there: Lechal smart shoes leading way for the blind
By now a majority of individuals have heard of some form of wearable technology such as the smartwatch or Google Glass. A tech company in India called Ducere Tech, recently presented a newer form of wearable technology: smart shoes. The shoes are called Lechal, which translates as “take me there” in Hindi. The shoes possess a lot of potential especially for individuals […]
SPEAKall!® application for iPad
Many companies offer several augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices to help individuals with autism spectrum and developmental disorders. However, with the increased use and versatility of tablets, the demand for downloadable AAC applications has elevated. Individuals at Purdue University have created an app called SPEAKall!® which can be downloaded from the App Store to one’s iPad. This app was specifically designed to […]
Tech Tip: Slide 2 Unlock App
Anna Leung, iPad specialist at Easter Seals Crossroads in Indiana, introduces us to the free “Slide 2 Unlock” app–available for the iPad. This app provides great practice for the “slide to unlock” gesture, which is required for iOS devices.