Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us Helperbird, which is a Chrome browser extension that makes the web more accessible and allows a user to customize settings to make reading web pages easier. Check it out here: Click here to learn more about Helperbird.
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 […]
Our very own director, Brian Norton, introduced the Claro ScanPen app in a Tech Tip earlier this week. It is an app that allows you to have printed text spoken aloud. This app can be useful for students with dyslexia, low vision, and much more. Claro ScanPen allows users to take a photo of their printed […]
Staying on task has never been one of my strong suits. (In fact, I’ve already started writing another blog, researched other topics, and replied to emails after starting this post.) As a person with ADHD, staying on task is rare. Personal deadlines and reminders have helped some, but my mind still wanders. Naturally, when I […]
By now, I’m sure you’ve probably heard of the ever popular Fruit Ninja game on the App Store and Google Play. If not, it’s a simple game where players slice fruit while trying to avoid slicing bombs. ABC Ninja features this same addictive concept, but adds an educational twist. The developer of ABC Ninja stated: “I […]
Learning to read and write are challenging tasks for anyone, but they are especially so for individuals with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. The AcceleRead AcceleWrite Student App is a resource that can be used both in and outside of the classroom. In sum, it is an educational app “aimed at improving reading and writing […]