screenshot of guided access menu on iPhone

Monday Tech Tip: Guided Access for iOS devices

Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us Guided Access for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This feature limits your device to a single app, which is very helpful if someone does not want to be distracted because they cannot access anything else on the device until Guided Access is turned off. […]

AM Podcast Logo

AM491 LookyPlus Handheld Video Magnifier

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! If you or a loved one are looking for a new handheld video magnifier, check out […]

screenshot in the accessibility settings tab

Monday Tech Tip: Side Button on iPhone

Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us the Side Button feature on an iPhone, which allows an iPhone user to change whether they would like the side button to pull up Siri, classic voice control option, or turn off side button feature. You are also able to set the speed required […]

AM Podcast Logo

AM490 UnbuckleMe

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! Did you know infant and child car seat buckles require a minimum release force of 40 […]

gasbuddy app gas price map

Save money with GasBuddy

It’s no secret that gas prices are outrageous these days.  Fortunately, there are apps like GasBuddy that can help you save money!  For over 20 years, GasBuddy has saved users over $3.1 billion. The app provides users with local gas prices with the gas map.  You can also use the free GasBuddy fuel card to […]

Hand using button on Komp

Komp Bridges the Communication Gap

Computers, tablets and smartphones make it easier to shop, bank and keep in touch with friends and family. However, studies as recent as 2019 found that 2.8 million people over 75 years old did not use the internet, and only seven percent of that same age group made regular video calls. In the U.S., statistics […]