5 Chrome Tools for People with Special Needs

I’ve gotten several requests for Google Chrome extensions for different special needs in recent months.  I did a piece on 7 available extensions for learning disabilities back in November 2015.  However, due to the demand, I thought I’d discuss a few more! While my original post was written primarily for students with learning disabilities, this post […]

T-handle Rocker Knife and Waterproof Cutting Board

T-handle Rocker Knife I was discussing kitchen prep a few weeks ago and how cutting meat, veggies, pasta, and other foods can be extremely challenging for persons with limited strength and dexterity.  The T-handle Rocker Easy Cut Knife is an adaptive solution for cutting food. The Rocker Knife is easy-to-use and cuts food with a simple rocking […]

Hundred Activity Mat

Learning Resources offers countless products which promote a variety of skills.  One of these products is the Hundred Activity Mat.  The Hundred Activity Mat is a fun, hands-on math tool which gets students “moving and grooving” with math! The Activity Mat is an oversize version of the familiar hundreds board.  The versatile mat reinforces a number […]

Steve Swain: An Assistive Technology Champion

While looking back at when he started as Indiana AgrAbility’s rural rehabilitation specialist, Stephen J. Swain, ATP, let out a hearty laugh and said, “I really had no idea what I was getting into.” Swain has family members with disabilities, but the world of assistive technology (AT) and the language of accessibility was foreign to […]

Myself Belts : One-handed belts

I’ve been really inspired by my posts covering items that encourage children to dress independently.  Most recently, I’ve discussed the One, Two, Tie My Shoe Kit as well as EZ Sox.  Now I’d like to discuss Myself Belts, which is an item that fosters independence in children and adults alike! Myself Belts “is the easiest belt on […]