By now a majority of individuals have heard of some form of wearable technology such as the smartwatch or Google Glass. A tech company in India called Ducere Tech, recently presented a newer form of wearable technology: smart shoes. The shoes are called Lechal, which translates as “take me there” in Hindi. The shoes possess a lot of potential especially for individuals […]
Susan B. Anthony said, “Independence is happiness.” The quote’s truth was likely questioned in the 1800s, but today many would argue that independence is happiness; this holds especially true for individuals with disabilities. Persons with ALS, cerebral palsy, stroke/aphasia, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury and other mobility impairments may often struggle gaining and maintaining their […]
Check out this week’s tech tip on accessibility features available on Microsoft Windows!
GW Micro Window-Eyes is arguably one of the most powerful screen reader programs on the market today. This powerful application allows individuals who are blind or visually impaired to have complete control of their Windows computer. This control not only leads to more independence, but also leads to a higher productivity rate while working on […]
Wade Wingler at Easter Seals Crossroads in Indiana briefly demonstrates the Traxsys Joystick Plus, a robust, multi-functional joystick for individuals who may struggle using a standard mouse.
One of the most popular operating systems is getting an update, again. Windows 8 is looking to make its accessibility features even more accessible. From voice over to screen magnification, the operation system has been improved with all users in mind. Still working with Windows 7? Have no fear, the Narrator feature will guide you […]