Learn numbers, shapes, letters with the Mini-U: Logic App!

PopAppFactory offers a variety of educational apps for children.  If you’re looking for an app to help teach your child/student learn numbers, shapes, and letters – check out their Mini-U: Logic app! According to the app’s description, “The game of Logic is a great educational and teaching tool for your child.”  It helps teach the […]

ATU469 – Westminster Technologies with Heather Koren ATP

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. Show Notes: Heather R Koren, ATP – Director of Assistive Technology at Westminster Technologies Inc. Find out more about […]

AM375 – ClearMask

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 that over half of communication is visual (e.g. facial expressions, lip reading, etc.)? […]

Happy Global Accessibility Awareness Day!

Did you know that the third Thursday of each May is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)?!  According to the GAAD website, the idea was inspired by a single blog post written by Joe Devon. Jennison Asuncion, another founder of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, spoke about the day’s purpose in an interview: “The whole concept of […]

Rainbow Music Hand Bells

Fat Brain Toys offers several toy options for individuals who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs!  One toy ideal for children with visual impairments is the Rainbow Music Hand Bells. According to Fat Brain Toys, “These vibrant bells provide kids with a wonderfully intuitive first-time music-making experience that’s fun and easy. […]

ClearMask – See the person, not the mask!

What a surreal year 2020 has been so far!  I never thought I’d miss something as simple as sitting in a restaurant or going shopping at the mall.  Anywhere you go, you see individuals covering their faces with medical and handmade masks.  Prior to seeing everyone in masks, I had no idea how much I relied on […]