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PopSocket Fidgets

If you have a PopSocket on your phone and have anxiety or ADHD, you may have fidgeted with it.  The company has recently released two fidgets to suit your fidgeting needs.   If you’re unfamiliar with PopSockets, the company launched in 2014 and is a global digital-lifestyle company that sells empowering, fun, and expressive products that […]

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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! SmashToast is a company dedicated to developing hardware and software that help people.  They strive to […]

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Yesterday I wrote about the C-Pen Reader 2, which is a reading aid for individuals who may need assistance reading text.  Another scanning pen available from the same company is the ReaderPen. The ReaderPen is a convenient portable tool to support independent reading and literacy.  You can easily scan text with this device to have […]

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C-Pen Reader 2

I wrote about the original C-Pen Reader several years ago.  Now there is a new and improved version: C-Pen Reader 2!  C-Pen Reader 2 is the next generation of assistive reading tools designed to put even more control into the user’s hands.   Here’s more from the developer’s website: “Literacy is powerful and unlocks a world […]

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JanSport Adaptive Collection

JanSport is a company that has been creating a wide variety of bags for more than 50 years.  They recently launched an Adaptive Collection, featuring two options for individuals with physical disabilities.  The Adaptive Collection upgrades classic JanSport styling with features that make everyday things easier. JanSport has been working with and listening to individuals […]

Tactile Wet Measuring Spoons, Pitcher, and Funnel

Yesterday I wrote about the Boil Alert Disc listed on the Blind Kitchen’s website.  Their website also features a set of wet measuring spoons, a small pitcher, and a mini funnel that makes measuring liquids “simple and accurate, with less waste and mess.” The wet measuring spoons are easy to identify because of the tactile […]