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ATFAQ141 – Q1: Voice or one handed phone use, Q2: Time management apps, Q3: Barcode Readers, Q4. Audio described exercise apps, Q5: Dragon and Magnifier Software, Q6: Wildcard: What have you learned through COVID?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Panel: Brian Norton, Josh Anderson, Belva Smith and Tracy Castillo Q1: Voice or one handed phone use, Q2: Time management apps, Q3: Barcode Readers, Q4. Audio described exercise apps, Q5: Dragon and Magnifier Software, Q6: Wildcard: What have you learned through COVID? ———Transcription Starts Here ————–   Brian […]

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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 […]

3 Disability-Friendly Car Phone Mounts

Since I began driving, I have tried a few phone mounts in my van.  Unfortunately, a majority of them require strength and good dexterity to secure and remove the phone from the mount.  If you are looking for a more disability-friendly mount for your phone, keep on reading! Before diving into a few accessible mounts, […]

Communication Made Easy with Panasonic’s Cordless Phone

Staying in touch with family, friends and caregivers is crucial for people with disabilities, especially in the cold grips of winter. The Panasonic DECT 6.0 cordless phone makes communication easier in a variety of ways. Sight and Sound This phone is particularly helpful for low-vision users. It features a high-contrast, backlit keypad, large buttons, a […]

RCx-1000 Remote Control Speakerphone

For individuals with mobility impairments (and more), answering a telephone may prove to be rather challenging.  A possible solution for these individuals is the remote control speakerphone, RCx-1000, from Harris Communications. The RCx-1000 is a remote control speakerphone that was specifically designed for individuals with low mobility.  The RCx-1000 allows users to answer calls with voice commands–making the process of answering […]