Tools to Improve the Virtual Learning Environment

Instead of heading to classrooms and cracking open textbooks, more students are now learning at home and interacting with their teachers via virtual platforms. It’s in scenarios like this that Easterseals Crossroads proves to be a vital resource. During the introduction of a recent full-day training session on Assistive Technology Tools and Supports for Remote […]

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MiniVision2 Cell Phone for Visually Impaired, Blind

A couple of months ago, I wrote about the BlindShell Classic, which is a cellphone for individuals with visual impairments.  If you or a loved one have a visual impairment and are in the market for a new phone, another available option is the MiniVision2 Cell Phone! In sum, the MiniVision2 is a “big-button cell […]

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AM410 – Baby Sign and Learn App

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! Are you looking for a fun interactive way to help teach your baby how to sign?  […]

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Busy Fingers Tangram Gel Puzzle

Looking for a way to keep your little one’s mind and hands busy?  Check out the Busy Fingers Tangram Gel Puzzle from Fun and Function! If you’re unfamiliar with Fun and Function, the company was “born of the desire for change.”  Here’s more about the company: “We started Fun and Function because we couldn’t find […]

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3 Braille Card Games

I wrote about a handful of Braille games before, but MaxiAids features a few more I’ve yet to discuss.  If you or a loved one have a visual impairment and are looking for games to play, keep on reading! If you’re unfamiliar with MaxiAids, their catalog is full of over 9,000 products designed specifically for […]

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Baby Sign and Learn App

Looking for a fun way to help teach your baby how to sign?  Check out the Baby Sign and Learn App. This app features cute animation demonstrations to grab your child’s attention and help them learn how to sign! According to its description on Google Play, “One of the most fundamental human desires is to […]