Tiimo App for ADHD, autism, and more

For many individuals with ADHD, ADD, autism, and more — they often benefit from structure in their daily lives.  Tiimo is an app that provides visual structure and support in everyday life.  “It’s a solution that combines a calendar, time management, icons, and reminders in one smart digital solution.” After downloading and setting the Tiimo […]

Suno App – Be My Ears

Apple offers an app designed to help the special needs community with their communication needs. An app called Suno allows the deaf-blind to communicate with those around them using an Apple Watch. The deaf-blind can use the Apple Watch to communicate through touch. Type out Morse code on the watch using gestures (one tap for […]

Monday Tech Tip: Apple Watch-New Health Alerts

Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us the new health alerts on the Apple Watch. He shows us Fall Detection, which will allow you to alert your emergency contact if you fall. He also shows us a heart monitor called heart health which will monitor your heart rate. Check it out […]

Gaining Independence through the Internet of Things

INDATA specializes in connecting people with disabilities to assistive technology that can improve their lifestyle and increase their independence. Next week’s free, full-day training session on Friday, August 31 will go one step further by showing how this technology can connect to the world around them. The upcoming training session will introduce attendees to the […]

Children with Autism: A Visual Schedule App

Visual Schedules are ideal tools for individuals with autism, ADHD, and other special needs.  The Children with Autism: A Visual Schedule by Enuma is the “first wearable picture-based scheduler designed with children and adults with autism in mind.”  The app’s user-friendly interface makes it easy to create a picture-based, personalized daily schedule. “Understanding and following […]

TimeBuzz Apple Watch App

Since its release over a year ago, the hype of the Apple Watch has simmered down.  If you aren’t too familiar with the wearable device, check out my blog on its accessibility features as well as different apps available for the visually impaired.  Now that it’s been out for a while, more and more apps and features are […]