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AM525 PS5 Access Controller

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! In the past, I’ve written about different controllers available for the Xbox or Nintendo Switch.  I’m excited to announce […]

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Better Speech, Hearing, Technology and Treatment

Nearly 100 years ago, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) designated May as Better Speech and Hearing Month, which is fortunate because awareness of speech and hearing impairment didn’t always include the most sophisticated approaches to assistance. From gargling with a mouthful of pebbles and employing electroshock therapy to olive oil injections in the ears and […]

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Voice Dream Reader

Many individuals with dyslexia, visual impairments, and more may have difficulty reading text.  Fortunately, apps like Voice Dream Reader are available to help with this task.   Voice Dream Reader is a versatile reading tool for iOS devices.  It features a dyslexia-friendly font, text and audio synchronization, customizable font size, color combinations, and full VoiceOver support.  […]