Monday Tech Tip: C-Pen Reader

Tiffany Sunday from Scanning Pens, Inc. shows us the C-Pen Reader, which is a portable device for students who have reading difficulties. The device can scan text and read it aloud to a student so they can work independently. The pen has a built in dictionary and a scanner that allows a user to capture […]

Monday Tech Tip: C-Pen Exam Reader

Tiffany Sunday from Scanning Pens, Inc. shows us the C-Pen Exam Reader, which is a portable device for students who have reading difficulties. The device can scan text on a test and read it aloud to a student so they can take an exam independently. Check it out here: Click here for more information about […]

Building an Inclusive Learning Environment

            Every year, INDATA hosts four free, full-day training sessions that offer an in-depth look at people with particular disabilities and the forms of assistive technology that can improve their everyday lives. INDATA hosted two training sessions last week with representatives from the PATINS Project and the Dyslexia Institute of […]

Snapverter Add-On for Read&Write

Read&Write for Google Chrome is an add-on that provides “personalized support to make documents, web pages, and common file types in Google Drive more accessible.”  Now there is an add-on for Read&Write to make it even more accessible called Snapverter. Snapverter is a Google Chrome tool that quickly turns any printed material (e.g. classroom papers, textbooks, […]

5 Chrome Tools for People with Special Needs

I’ve gotten several requests for Google Chrome extensions for different special needs in recent months.  I did a piece on 7 available extensions for learning disabilities back in November 2015.  However, due to the demand, I thought I’d discuss a few more! While my original post was written primarily for students with learning disabilities, this post […]

OrCam MyEye: See for Yourself

OrCam is a company focused on wearable technology to help people who are blind or have visual impairment better interact with the world around them through the concept of “artificial vision.” Their signature product is the MyEye, a miniature smart camera that sits on a normal eyeglasses frame, converting visual information into the spoken word. […]