Today marks the 33rd anniversary of the date President George H. W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law. With its upcoming full-day training session, AT 101 & Tools for Everyday Living, Easterseals Crossroads will celebrate not only assistive technology, but the people who have made the world more inclusive of and […]
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! The Instant Pot was originally introduced in 2010. It became super popular in recent years for […]
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 […]