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Storyteller Read Aloud to Kids App

If you’re looking for an app that turns any children’s book into an audiobook, check out the Storyteller Read Aloud to Kids app!  With Storyteller, you can scan any print book from your personal library and the app will read it aloud to your child. According to the App Store’s description: “Storyteller provides an opportunity […]

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Vera – Music wellness for dementia

Music can be a powerful tool for individuals with or without special needs.  A new app, Vera, is dedicated to helping individuals with dementia by creating personalized playlists that stir different parts of the brain.   According to the app’s description, the app can “bring joy, reduce agitation, and improve the quality of life.”  To help […]

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AM481 Roll-A-Ramp

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! If you’re looking for a way to make your home or building more wheelchair accessible, check […]

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Sony A7 IV Screen Reader Feature

There are several photographers who experience some sort of visual impairment.  Unfortunately, several camera menus are inaccessible making cameras difficult to navigate independently.  The Sony A7 IV is on a mission to change that with a newer, exciting feature: a built-in screen reader.   The screen reader is available by going to Menu > Setup > […]

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Roll-A-Ramp Boat Ramp Systems

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about a portable, modular ramp system called Roll-A-Ramp.  In addition to offering ramps to help individuals into homes, buildings, and vans, they also offer a solution to help users get into boats: introducing the Roll-A-Ramp Boat Ramp System! The Roll-A-Ramp Boat Ramp System makes it ideal to load […]

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Carepool – Transportation for individuals with disabilities

Finding transportation can be rather challenging for individuals with disabilities. Carepool is a company that aims to help individuals get to doctors’ appointments, jobs, and more.  John Massey founded Carepool after hearing of his grandmother’s difficulties with transportation.  According to the company’s website: “We aim to empower lives to the highest level of independence possible. […]