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Helperbird Google Chrome Extension

Google Chrome offers so many extensions to help improve the popular browser’s accessibility for individuals with varying special needs.  There are different extensions available to help individuals annotate or convert a website’s text into speech.  Helperbird offers all these tools and more in one extension! According to its description on the Chrome Web Store: “Helperbird […]

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ATU517 – Magical I Am with Bill Allen and Sunil Thankamusy

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. Special Guests: Bill Allen – Founder and CEO of Magical I Am Sunil Thankamusy – Principle Game Director of […]

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Magical I Am – Reading Game for Students with Dyslexia

Did you know dyslexia affects approximately 20% of the population?  If you’re looking for a fun reading game for your child or student with dyslexia, check out Magical I Am! According to its description on Indiegogo, Magical I Am is a reading adventure game that offers a “fun and affordable path to success for young […]

Spreading Holiday Cheer with Assistive Technology

Don’t worry, we’ve all found ourselves squeezing through crowds or running into internet traffic while shopping for gifts at the last minute. Have no fear; we have some late holiday gift ideas here for those loved ones who may need assistive technology. “While these items certainly are convenient for able-bodied people, they can be vital […]

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 […]