Fashion Moves Forward with Adaptive Clothing

Inclusive. It’s a term found everywhere in the major headlines. From an inclusive education strategy to an inclusive economy, it’s a word inviting all to participate — no exclusions, no exceptions. But there’s one place you don’t really see the word: the mainstream fashion industry. Or if you do see it, it is about a […]

Best Apps to Ease Your Mind

We’re continuing our focus on assistive technology and tools to help increase your attention and concentration. This time we are shifting to apps available on iOS and Android devices. With social media and texting so ubiquitous, it can be hard to get away from distraction when the world is at your fingertips. However, you can […]

Spike the Fine Motor Hedgehog

According to Learning Resources, “Through practice and repetition, children can develop their fine motor skills to help refine movements and hone precision.  Fine motor skills allow children to perform actions with the small muscles in the hands, fingers, and wrists.”  If you’re looking for a toy to practice fine motor skills on, look no further than […]

Fidget Dodecagon for ADHD, Anxiety, Autism, More

It’s no secret to anyone who knows me that I struggle with anxiety and ADHD every single day.  Fortunately, I have learned the many benefits of fidgets to help me channel my energy.  By channeling my hyperactive and anxious energy into a fidget, I’m better able to focus and relax.  One fidget I have recently […]

TeachTown – Exceptional Solutions for Exceptional Students

A handful of my colleagues recently went to Orlando, Florida for the annual ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association) conference.  The ATIA conference is “the world’s most extensive assistive technology conference showcasing international excellence in the field.”  I always love hearing all about the conference and the myriad of products and services available for individuals with […]