GlassOuse: Hands-free Assistive Device

GlassOuse is an assistive device designed to help people who can’t use technology due to limited abilities and give them more control of their computers, phones and smart TVs. Designed for daily use, GlassOuse is worn like a pair of glasses and connects to mobile phones, computers, tablets and Smart TVs via Bluetooth to revolutionize […]

Enjoy an Accessible Memorial Day Weekend Getaway

Now that the summer sun is peeking out of the clouds and Memorial Day is around the corner, it’s time to plan a weekend getaway! If you’re looking for an accessible place to stay over the holiday, Airbnb is now offering new features to meet your needs. Earlier this spring, the company introduced 21 new […]

Fashion Moves Forward with Adaptive Clothing

Inclusive. It’s a term found everywhere in the major headlines. From an inclusive education strategy to an inclusive economy, it’s a word inviting all to participate — no exclusions, no exceptions. But there’s one place you don’t really see the word: the mainstream fashion industry. Or if you do see it, it is about a […]

Take the Next Step with a Robotic Exoskeleton

Each year, as many as 500,000 individuals experience a spinal cord injury, and 15 million people suffer a stroke. Many people are now getting the chance to take their next steps forward with the help of EksoGT. EksoGT is the first robotic exoskeleton to be granted clearance for rehabilitation purposes for use with stroke patients […]

Special Tomato Mobile Activity Tray

It can be difficult to find a tray surface that adjusts to different pieces of adaptive equipment.  The Special Tomato Mobile Activity Tray provides “adjustability, maneuverability, and versatility for many situations.”  It is an ideal tray to use while eating, practicing fine motor skills (e.g. writing, tablet work, etc.) or visual tracking or reading. The […]

Tips and Tools for Tackling the Winter Weather

Winter can be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the most difficult, especially for people with disabilities. “This time of the year is when our resources can really come in handy for a lot of people,” said Brian Norton, the director of assistive technology at Easterseals Crossroads. “Winter can […]