Videos are powerful tools for raising assistive technology awareness, but only if they reach persons with hearing and visual impairments, too.
Recently I interviewed an AT Specialist and asked her for a favorite client success story. To my surprise, she immediately recalled providing an adapted pen to a man with ALS.
Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller came out in September and already it’s popping up in State AT Program device loan libraries. Ben Jacobs, Accommodations Specialist at GA Tools for Life, and a gamer since childhood, doesn’t mince words about the significance of this release.
The Jaco II attaches to a power wheelchair and makes simple daily activities possible: holding a fork or glass, picking up something from the floor, getting a snack from the fridge, whatever a person needs and wants to do.
Thanks to Tami Terns at North Dakota Assistive for this technology spotlight on an affordable emergency alert device for smartphone users.
15 states provide this little-known enhanced relay service. Could it assist you to make phone calls independently?
Bob Segalman founded exactly the service he needed. Now thousands of Americans make phone calls independently and many more need to know they can.
Thanks so much to the Michigan Assistive Technology (AT) Program Blog for allowing us to re-post this just-in-time-for-summer AT advice!
Not all assistive technology (AT) success stories follow the simple fairy tale…
June is National Aphasia Awareness Month. Let’s #TalkAboutAphasia and #AAC!