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ATU495 – WayAround App with Jessica Hipp

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Your weekly dose of information that keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of technology designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs. Jessica Hipp, Chief Operating Officer – WayAround www.wayaround.com Facebook: facebook.com/WayAroundTools Twitter: twitter.com/WayAroundTools YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC20nd5nzn8Dof2p1zFPDDTA ATIA Link: www.atia.org/ATupdate 20% discount during November: ATIA21VISION […]

Spreading Holiday Cheer with Assistive Technology

Don’t worry, we’ve all found ourselves squeezing through crowds or running into internet traffic while shopping for gifts at the last minute. Have no fear; we have some late holiday gift ideas here for those loved ones who may need assistive technology. “While these items certainly are convenient for able-bodied people, they can be vital […]

Consumer Highlight: Greg Herron

Greg lost his vision 18 months ago. He started to have problems with his vision right before he was getting married. Greg started visiting the eye doctor when he started having vision issues and the doctors could not figure out what was going on. It was weeks before his wedding when he first started having trouble […]

Teach me the way I like it!

Barbara lost her vision when she was 7 years old due to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS). This syndrome causes damage to the mucous membrane. When she was diagnosed with SJS not much was known about the disease and there was not any therapy and she therefore lost her sight. Barbara went to the University of Evansville […]

What is Assistive Technology?

This is Wikipedia‘s definition of assistive technology: Assistive technology (AT) is a generic term that includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities and includes the process used in selecting, locating, and using them. This is true, right? Yes, but AT goes so much further than that! While working at Easter Seals Crossroads, we […]