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Tobii Dynavox I-Series

Tobii Dynavox is a “global team that works to help people with communication and mobility challenges live richer, more meaningful lives.”  They offer a multitude of eye gaze technologies, such as the Tobii Dynavox I-Series, to enable independent communication. The company’s I-Series features the I-13 and I-16 AAC devices.  According to the website’s description, they […]

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Monday Tech Tip: Sound Recognition iOS14

Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us Sound Recognition, which is an accessibility feature in iOS14 that allows you phone to recognize certain sounds such as a baby crying or doorbell ringing and will send you an alert. Check it out here: Click here for more information about Sound Recognition.

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AM395 – DoorDash Grocery Delivery

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! Food delivery services like DoorDash and Uber Eats have become increasingly popular during the pandemic.  The […]

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GermKey No Touch Brass Hand Tool

This year has been an absolute nightmare for most since the pandemic; some individuals who have never been “germophobic” quickly became so in fear of catching (or spreading) COVID-19.  If you have to go out, you may consider using the GermKey No Touch Brass Hand Tool! The GermKey, in sum, is an angled pulling hook […]

DoorDash Grocery, Prescription Delivery

Food delivery services like DoorDash, Uber Eats, and more make it easy to get your favorite food delivered straight to your door.  Did you know you can now get groceries (and more) delivered via DoorDash?! Here’s some info on DoorDash: “DoorDash is a technology company that connects customers with their favorite local and national businesses […]

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Slumberkins – The Feels Set for Emotional Wellbeing

Slumberkins offers several adorable cuddly animals and tools to help teach children different things.  For example, their Slumber Sloth collection teaches children how to relax.  If you’re looking for something to encourage emotional wellbeing, check out The Feels Set. The Feels collection builds awareness of a child’s emotional experiences by prompting him/her to pay attention […]