SIGN-O Entertains While Teaching Sign Language

BINGO! In the U.S., this popular game of chance is played everywhere from charity events to church halls. And while bingo is a fun, social activity to play with family and friends, it can also be used as a learning tool. SIGN-O is a bingo game CD-ROM designed for users to learn American Sign Language […]

Monday Tech Tip: Glide-Live Video Messenger

Belva Smith, Assistive Technology Specialist at Easter Seals Crossroads, show us Glide-Live Video Messenger which is great for those who use sign language to send text messages via video. Check it out here:   Click here for additional information about this app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/glide-live-video-messenger/id588199307?mt=8

Learn ABC’s of Sign Language with Fingerspelling Blocks

Looking for a fun, interactive way to teach your child fingerspelling?  The Fingerspelling Blocks is an ideal, hands-on toy designed to teach young children (ages 3 and up) how to fingerspell! All 26 letters of the English alphabet are included in the Fingerspelling Blocks with corresponding sign language hand shapes molded on top.  According to the […]

Monday Tech Tip: Sign Language Apps

Justin Amber, Equipment Loan Specialist at Easter Seals Crossroads,  shows us two sign language apps. Marlee Keyboard which allows users to download a sign language keyboard to use with an iOS device and Marlee Signs which is a way to learn sign language. Check it out here:

VisiTalks: Connecting Deaf and Hearing People

Communication between deaf and hearing individuals can be quite challenging.  Fortunately, there are devices already available to help knock this communication barrier down such as Uni by MotionSavvy.  There is also another piece of technology in production called VisiTalks. According to its website, VisiTalks is the first of its kind as it is a unique combination of software and hardware which allows […]

Transforming Lives with Communication Technology

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing Have you ever had a conversation with a friend or family member and just can’t seem to communicate to them what you’re thinking? Communication problems can be the result of anything from hard-to-decipher nonverbal cues or too little information to the wrong communication method or not paying attention. Many relationship […]