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AM405 – Breethe Meditation 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! So many people have been experiencing copious amounts of stress and anxiety for the first time […]

REST: 24/7 Horse Therapy

Have you ever gone horseback riding?  Did you know horseback riding offers a myriad of mental and physical health benefits?  While riding on a horse, the rider works on core strength, balance, coordination, muscle tone and flexibility.  The action of riding a horse also provides many mental health benefits: it’s calming and relaxing.  How might someone be […]

Vidget

Have you ever been told (or told your child) to stop fidgeting or wiggling in a chair and sit still?  With the Vidget System, children don’t have to!  As I’ve stated in posts before, “Being able to fidget in a classroom improves focus, inspires creativity, and promotes calmness.”  The Vidget further inspires children to move naturally […]

Senseez Cushions

There are so many unique products for individuals with special needs.  Senseez is a company offering affordable, unique solutions for many of these individuals, one being the Original Senseez Cushions.  They are colorful, fun-shaped, portable cushions that offer a gentle sensation whenever they’re squeezed or sat on.  In other words, “Senseez eases the senses!” They were developed for […]

Time for Bed Little Ted

Looking for an app to help your child relax before bed?  Check out Time for Bed Little Ted!  In this app, professional voice actors read a calming bedtime story, “which is supportive of early learning and has easy to use, fun interactions.” When using the app, children help the bear get ready for bed by helping […]