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AM405 – Breethe Meditation App

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! So many people have been experiencing copious amounts of stress and anxiety for the first time […]

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Orbit Reader 20 Plus

A few years ago, we wrote about the Orbit Reader 20, which is a refreshable Braille display that makes books readily available (like a Kindle.)  Orbit Research, the company behind the device, now offers the Orbit Reader 20 Plus. According to LS&S Products, the newer model consists of the same features as the standard model, […]

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Flare Calmer – Small device to help reduce stress, increase audio

Over the last ten years, Davies Roberts has been developing loudspeakers, headphones, earphones, and even ear protectors.  More recently, his company, Flare, released Flare Calmer. Flare Calmer is made from silicone and easily pops in your ear.  It is worn in addition to headphones to increase the quality of sound.  Additionally, it also lowers the […]

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AM404 – PhoneSoap Pro

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! Did you know your phone is 18x dirtier and contains more harmful bacteria than a public […]

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Button Hook and Button Aid

Several individuals with arthritis, muscular dystrophy, spinal cord injuries, and more can find it hard to button (or unbutton) clothes.  Vive Health offers an affordable, low-tech solution with their Button Hook. With the Button Hook, individuals can easily button or unbutton their clothes.  It features a slim wire loop made of durable steel which easily […]

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AirSoap Air Purifier

Last week I wrote about the PhoneSoap Pro, a device that sanitizes your phone and accessories.  The same company also offers AirSoap, a solution that kills bacteria and viruses in the air. AirSoap is a revolutionary new air purifier technology that kills and captures even the smallest viruses HEPA filters can’t.  Unlike other air purifiers […]