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ATU486 – Parrots Inc with David Hojah

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Your weekly dose of information that keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of technology designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs. David Hojah – CEO and Founder of Parrots Inc. Visit their website: https://www.flyparrots.com Check out their recent news: https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/06/meet-the-tc-top-picks-for-disrupt-2020/?guccounter=1 AUesome Story: https://bit.ly/2H49dqj […]

Clothing line changes way children with autism get dressed

Zippers, buttons, and tags–oh my!  These features are found on a majority of clothing.  To many, seams and zippers are, well, seams and zippers; but for several children with autism, these are often insurmountable obstacles. Lauren Thierry, the mother of a boy with autism, created the “Independence Day Clothing” line to help children with autism […]

Optelec ClearView C Video Magnifier

Optelec has recently released its newest video magnifier called the ClearView C.  The company’s mission is simple: “Improving the quality of life for the visually impaired and blind by reaching out with simple and effective solutions.”  The mission shines through with the new ClearView C, which is a unique C-shaped desktop video magnifier.  The product is […]

Tales of 3D printing and tailor-made accommodations

Take a moment to reflect on how many times a day you encounter the following: pencils and pens, eating utensils, drinking glasses, doorknobs, phones and more.  Have you ever questioned the design of any of these?  Few people would challenge the design due to their prevalence.  Why question the design of a fork, when it’s […]