Intel Unveils Connected Wheelchair

Smart watches, smart wristbands, smart glasses… oh my!  Wearable technology is a booming industry linking users to technology like never before.  And now there is a device that connects its users in a whole new way.  At the Intel Developer Forum last Tuesday, Intel introduced a new, cutting-edge connected device: the first smart wheelchair. Most smart, wearable devices are busy tracking how many […]

Control your home with Reemo

Wearable tech and smart home technology are beginning to merge as is demonstrated with the forthcoming Reemo wristband.  At first glance, Reemo may not appear to be anything special with its flat, rubbery bracelet design comparable to current wearable gadgets on the market.  However, Reemo is dissimilar from devices like the Jawbone Up24 or Fitbit Flex as it […]

She’s a Crucial Part of the Creative Solution

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing Communications More than 25 years providing and managing assistive technology services. Presentations in 42 states and six foreign countries. Author of 22 publications. Inventor of more than 1,000 different assistive technology solutions for people with disabilities. No wonder Dr. Therese Willkomm, Ph.D., ATP, is called “The MacGyver of Assistive Technology.” […]

Osmo: Interactive Educational Tool for iPad

Author: Laura Medcalf There is no denying that technology plays a major part in our lives.  (In fact, if you’re reading this right now, you are likely doing so on a smartphone, tablet, or computer, thus further proving my former statement.)  Although these technologies provide us with a world of possibilities, they may also often disengage us from […]

5 iOS apps to help students with learning disabilities in college

In order to obtain success in academia, a student with a learning disability has a few extra challenges to conquer first.  Common symptoms that students with learning disabilities often exhibit include: Difficulty with reading and/or writing Problems with math skills Trouble following directions Difficulty remembering Poor coordination Difficulty with concepts related to time Problems staying organized […]