Opening Windows 10 to Everyone

Microsoft’s mission is to “empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more.” This kind of inclusivity is especially apparent in the Windows 10 update that launched earlier this summer. The update will vastly improve the system experience for all users, especially those with disabilities. Internally, the Windows accessibility team members refer to […]

5 InvoTek products to increase independence

Many companies aspire to develop products and more in the hopes of granting independence to individuals with disabilities.  Some examples of products include any assistive device you can imagine, from AAC devices to both low and high-tech writing supports.  Founded in 1988, InvoTek is an example of such company.  “Since 1995, InvoTek has focused on pursuing […]

SmartNav 4 AT: totally hands-free mouse solution!

For individuals with limited mobility, they may need to use a hands-free device to operate their computers.  There are several options available, such as the Headmouse Extreme or EyeGaze systems.  Another possible solution for these individuals is the SmartNav 4: AT, which is another hands-free mouse! The SmartNav 4: AT comes with built-in Dwell Clicking Software and a […]

Snap&Read Universal

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 […]

Paprika Recipe Manager

Health and proper nutrition are important for everyone – whether or not a person has a disability. However, planning, organizing, and shopping for the food that make us the healthiest can be a challenge for people with some disabilities. Intellectual challenges may make it difficult to understand which recipes are most healthy and which groceries need to […]