From childhood through adulthood, many individuals face challenges in reading. Fortunately, there are assistive technology options available to help these individuals. For some students, “simply hearing passages aloud is enough to understand them. Other students need leveled text.” The creators behind Snap&Read Universal believe that a reading accommodation should do both. So what exactly is Snap&Read […]
Posts with the reading tag
OrCam: Artificial Vision for Visually Impaired
If you’ve followed our blog or kept up with technology news, you’ll notice there are several wearable technologies to benefit consumers, such as Google Glass and the forthcoming Apple Watch. These wearable devices and more are undeniably great for the general consumer, but some companies design their products to benefit individuals with disabilities. OrCam is an example of one these companies. OrCam is a wearable designed to […]
Tech Tip: TOPAZ PHD
Last week, I wrote a post on the new portable video magnifier called the TOPAZ PHD. For this week’s Tech Tip, we’re going to show you this exciting new product. Check this out! To learn more on this product, visit the Freedom Scientific website.
TOPAZ PHD– Portable Video Magnifier
There are several video magnifiers available on the market for individuals with low vision, but many are bulky and offer few abilities. TOPAZ PHD is a new portable video magnifier offers many features that are designed specifically to fit your lifestyle! TOPAZ PHD is an “intuitive and fully-featured video magnifier that provides brilliant image quality in a compact and portable design!” This […]
Tech Tip: ZoomText Web Finder
Josh Anderson shows us the handy web finder feature on ZoomText. Check it out!
Aukey Special Edition Video Magnifier
Are you looking to buy an affordable video magnifier for yourself or maybe for a loved one? Well, search no longer! MaxiAids is offering their Aukey Special Edition Video Magnifier specially priced for the holidays! Children and adults with low vision find that reading text on the go–or even at home–can be quite challenging. With this Aukey Special Edition […]