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Monday Tech Tip: Typing Aids

Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us typing aids, which are keyboard and button pushers that can be used on keyboards, typewriters, calculators and telephones for people who have limited functional hand skills. Check it out here:

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Monday Tech Tip: Limitless Stylus

Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us the Limitless Stylus, which is a stylus that can be used on a touch screen device for individuals who have dexterity limitations. Check it out here:   Click here for additional information about the Limitless Stylus.

Action Trackchair: Making the Outdoors Accessible

After a long, harsh winter, spring has finally arrived with summer just around the corner.  For individuals with mobility impairments, the winter may have been a big challenge due to the lack of maneuverability in the snow; now that the white, frigid blanket of snow has melted thus revealing the ground beneath, the frustrations for […]

iPortal2: your communication bridge to the world

The portability of technologies like smartphones, tablets, and laptops indubitably helps individuals with disabilities perform daily tasks such as communicating, surfing the Web, word processing and so much more.  However, some individuals with mobility impairments have very limited use of their arms and hands making them unable to utilize the many features available on a […]

Liftware: bring the joy back to mealtime

Individuals with mild to severe tremors may often struggle performing tasks requiring fine motor skills such as eating.  As a result, they may end up with food everywhere except their mouths.  Today’s medicine offers many promises to such challenges, but some individuals may prefer to not take medication if it can be avoided; and those […]

Upsee Harness

By Laura Medcalf Debby Elnatan’s son was diagnosed with cerebral palsy.  Upon his diagnosis, she was told by medical professionals that her son, Rotem, “didn’t know what his legs are and has no consciousness of them.”  She went on to explain her reaction and how it inspired her invention, the Firefly Upsee, which is now being […]