Scenario 1: In today’s fast-paced society, it seems as though we’re always in a rush. We’ve been spoiled with smart technologies that provide us with instant notifications of texts, emails, and other miscellaneous alerts. We’ve grown accustomed to everything being so instant and easy that we may neglect simple tasks, like turning off the stove. Such […]
I am all about connecting appliances to the Internet of things; doing so helps me live more independently. Thanks to home automation and an app in my smartphone, I am able to lock/unlock doors, adjust the thermostat, turn lights on/off, and more! Now there is a new, sizzling gizmo, called Meld, that I’m looking into to further my […]
Last Thursday, we covered the Paprika Recipe Manager app. For today’s Tech Tip, Ashlee is going to show us around this multi-platform application that can simplify our lives in a myriad of ways. Check it out!
Health and proper nutrition are important for everyone – whether or not a person has a disability. However, planning, organizing, and shopping for the food that make us the healthiest can be a challenge for people with some disabilities. Intellectual challenges may make it difficult to understand which recipes are most healthy and which groceries need to […]
Wade Wingler, the director of assistive technology services at Easter Seals Crossroads, visited AccessAbility in Indianapolis and gives us a tour of their accessible kitchen. Check it out!
Let’s face it; in the kitchen most people want to prepare their food efficiently so they can enjoy it sooner. But, for people with limited hand motion, many kitchen devices pose a challenge for people because they aren’t designed with assistive technology in mind. The PalmPeeler and PalmBrush from Chef’N are exceptions to this rule. Both […]