Tool Factory’s Switch Software Bundle

Tool Factory is a leader in innovative educational technology with a mission to “improve US education by providing superior educational software, hardware, staff development options, and a selection of special education products.”  One product provided on their website is their Switch Software Bundle. The Switch Software Bundle is one of several products within their category: Interactive […]

Sensory World–fun, inclusive tool for people with learning disabilities

Sensory World is a website featuring a virtual, interactive house filled with several activities.  The company, FitzRoy, developed the online Sensory World to “fill a gap in provision of an accessible website for adults with learning disabilities.”  While visiting the website, users will navigate around a colorful house and garden.  The website is entirely free and can […]

5 InvoTek products to increase independence

Many companies aspire to develop products and more in the hopes of granting independence to individuals with disabilities.  Some examples of products include any assistive device you can imagine, from AAC devices to both low and high-tech writing supports.  Founded in 1988, InvoTek is an example of such company.  “Since 1995, InvoTek has focused on pursuing […]

SmartNav 4 AT: totally hands-free mouse solution!

For individuals with limited mobility, they may need to use a hands-free device to operate their computers.  There are several options available, such as the Headmouse Extreme or EyeGaze systems.  Another possible solution for these individuals is the SmartNav 4: AT, which is another hands-free mouse! The SmartNav 4: AT comes with built-in Dwell Clicking Software and a […]

Not Just Another School Year

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing It’s time to head back to school! The heat of summer still lingers, but students and their families are buying school supplies, packing backpacks and getting ready for another school year. The transition from summer to school can be tough — and even more difficult for students with disabilities or […]

To Learn Yourself By Teaching Others

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing “I’m grateful for my challenges because they have pushed me in ways that are invaluable, making me more compassionate for others and very aware we all are carrying our own baggage.” Kathy Nimmer couldn’t have said it better — especially since she’s a 10th grade English teacher who also teaches […]