National Assistive Technology Awareness Day

Happy National Assistive Technology Awareness Day! Last year, Congress made a resolution declaring March 27, 2019 as the first National AT Awareness Day.  This year we are celebrating the wonderful world of assistive technology today! The definition of assistive technology (AT) may vary with each individual.  However, the federal definition is as follows: “An assistive technology […]

Ribbon Push and Pull Cube Toy

Looking for a fun toy to teach your child about cause and effect?  The Ribbon Push and Pull Cube by Fun and Function is one available option! The Ribbon Push and Pull Cube is a visually engaging tactile sensory tool featuring six sides.  According to its description, “This engaging, tactile tool helps keep kids attentive […]

Go Talk Go AAC Wearable

Over the years, we have covered several augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices and apps.  Go Talk Go is an example of an AAC wearable – so communication is literally within an arm’s length! The rechargeable Go Talk Go features a plastic wristband so you can wear it like a watch.  It offers three programmable […]

Senior Homescreen Pro App

If your elderly loved one is having a hard time operating his or her Android phone, check out the Senior Homescreen Pro App.  Many individuals only use a few apps and this app makes it easier to access those particular ones! This Android launcher app selects three apps by default, but you can easily add […]

AssisitiveWare’s simPODD App

AssistiveWare offers a myriad of apps to help individuals with different special needs.  While we’ve covered a few of their apps (e.g. Proloquo2Go), we have yet to discuss simPODD.  AssistiveWare’s simPODD app is a user-friendly app that “makes communication more intuitive and printing faster.” simPODD is the only iPad app for PODD.  PODD is a […]

Optelec’s ClearView GO Video Magnifier

Optelec is a company with a simple mission: “Improving the quality of life for the visually impaired and blind by reaching out with simple and effective solutions.”  We’ve previously covered some of their devices (click here to view blog on ClearView C Flex.)  One of the company’s newest additions is the Optelec ClearView GO Video […]