Nike’s LeBron Soldier 10 FlyEase

I first introduced Nike’s accessible shoe, FlyEase, nearly two years ago.  Its design features groundbreaking shoe technology that grants independence to users with limited dexterity.  This spring, Nike unleashed an updated, more accessible version of the shoe: LeBron Soldier 10 FlyEase. The original FlyEase design relied on a wrap-around zipper to fasten the shoe.  It […]

5 styluses for those with mobility impairments

I have already covered a myriad of topics for both Android and iOS mobile apps.  As stated in several of these blogs and other sources, smartphones and tablets have already proven beneficial for many individuals with autism, learning and cognitive disabilities, mobility impairments and so much more.  However, several individuals still struggle operating the touchscreens found on these […]

EyeGaze Foundations Bundle

Last week I covered the HeadMouse Extreme, which is a device that allows users to control their computers and AAC devices via head movements.   The EyeGaze Foundations is comparable to the HeadMouse by the fact that it is a substitute for a standard mouse.  However, instead of controlling computers via head movement, EyeGaze allows users to control […]

Sesame: The world’s first touch-free phone

“Open Sesame!”  Chances are, you’ve likely said or heard this phrase several times before.  It is a magical command initially stated by Ali Baba in the story Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves used to open the mouth of a cave.  Now instead of opening caves with this phrase, individuals have the ability to turn on the Sesame, a new, entirely touch-free […]

Timocco: Games for Accelerated Development

There are many games available on gaming consoles, computers, and mobile devices to engage children.  While many of these games may teach some developmental skills, several of these aren’t specifically designed for individuals with autism, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), and more–but Timocco games are!  Timocco is a cutting-edge virtual motion gaming system that motivates children to […]

Control your computer with your eyes

Susan B. Anthony said, “Independence is happiness.”  The quote’s truth was likely questioned in the 1800s, but today many would argue that independence is happiness; this holds especially true for individuals with disabilities.  Persons with ALS, cerebral palsy, stroke/aphasia, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury and other mobility impairments may often struggle gaining and maintaining their […]