5 iOS and Android Apps for ADHD

There are many misconceptions present throughout current society regarding childhood disorders. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is the most frequently diagnosed psychiatric condition among children; it is predominantly diagnosed between ages six and twelve, affecting more than 1 in 10 children in the United States. Diagnosing individuals with the disorder is complex despite the prevalence […]

Introducing the ultimate off-road wheelchair: The HexHog

I cannot count how many times an individual has asked me regarding my power wheelchair: “Does that thing go off-roading?!”  Each time I am asked this, I politely chuckle and smile, wishing my chair could withstand rough terrain.  Although my chair is able to handle some bumpy terrain, it is not designed to maneuver through mud, water, […]

5 iOS apps to help students with learning disabilities in college

In order to obtain success in academia, a student with a learning disability has a few extra challenges to conquer first.  Common symptoms that students with learning disabilities often exhibit include: Difficulty with reading and/or writing Problems with math skills Trouble following directions Difficulty remembering Poor coordination Difficulty with concepts related to time Problems staying organized […]

“Be a self-advocate and investigate resources”- an interview with Terri Whitaker

  Terri Whitaker is a vibrant, young lady who always puts her best fashion foot forward. I have worked on a couple of projects with Terri and she has such a positive energy and is always such a joy to be around! I recently visited Terri to talk to her about her current position that she […]

4 apps to help the visually impaired in school

Without a doubt, technology offers endless benefits for people of all ages and backgrounds.  It is often being implemented in the classroom as it has been proven useful among students, especially those with special needs.  Because there are so many technological resources available, I felt it best to break them down into a series of blogs with specific categories.  Welcome […]