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Actilino Braille Display

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, Help Tech is a world leader in the design and manufacture of Braille devices.  The company offers a wide range of Braille displays, keyboards, and more.  One of the Braille displays available from Help Tech is Actilino. Actilino is a super compact portable notetaker for individuals who are […]

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PBS Kids Games App

As you may already know, PBS features many educational shows for children of all ages.  They also offer a fun, engaging app for kiddos called PBS Kids Games.  With more than 250 fun games featuring popular PBS Kids characters, PBS Kids Games is one of the best iPad games for children.   Kids will enjoy these […]

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Create a perfect resume with Kickresume

There are millions of individuals looking for a job every single day.  Several of these individuals may have a difficult time writing resumes or creating cover letters.  Fortunately, there are apps like Kickresume to help create a resume and cover letter in seconds. Kickresume uses artificial intelligence (AI) to build a resume quickly and easily.  […]

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Monday Tech Tip: Read Aloud Chrome Extension

Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us Read Aloud Chrome Extenstion, which is a text to speech voice reader for individuals need assistance in reading text in PDF’s, Google Docs, Google Play books, Amazon Kindle, etc… Check it out here: Click here to learn more about Read Aloud Chrome Extension.

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AM549 NaturalReader 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! Many individuals with dyslexia or other learning disabilities often benefit from having text read aloud.  With […]

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Leeloo AAC App

Over the years, I’ve written about several augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) apps, like the App2Speak or Otsimo AAC apps.  Yet another available option is the Leeloo AAC app! Leeloo AAC is an app designed to help individuals who are nonverbal communicate with their parents, teachers, and friends.  It uses the AAC and Picture Exchange […]