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Monthly Archive for January, 2019

This IDEA isn’t the IDEA you’re used to!  But let’s keep the great IDEAs coming!!   In December, Congress passed the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (IDEA), which is designed to make federal websites more accessible, user friendly, and secure.  This new law places stronger importance on the existing accessibility standards of Rehabilitation Act Section […]

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The snow has us thinking about ways to stay warm and safe this winter.  These are just a few things to consider for yourself and home as you battle the cold.   Smart-Touch Gloves:  These are gloves that have conductive threads woven into the fingertips to allow you to wear gloves while still using touchscreen technology.  […]

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“Hey Alexa, unlock the door.”   The Smart Lock or Smart Lock Pro by August is an option for individuals with dexterity issues and or hand tremors that make locking and unlocking a door with a traditional key an ordeal.  (Or even for those of us who try to carry in every grocery bag in one […]

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It’s World Braille Day!! Developed by Louis Braille as a Braille isn’t a language. It’s a tactile writing system, that allows users to translate printed language.   And not just English-nearly every widely-spoken language has it’s own Braille system, as does Math, computer science, and music!  Braille is based on a relational method of dots, specifically […]

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Do you know someone that is a gamer? If you have a loved one that is mad about gaming, but finds it difficult to play their new favorite video games due to fine or gross motor challenges, then this new device could be the ideal solution.  The Microsoft Xbox adaptive controller is an assistive device, […]

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  Where’s it AT?  You may have been asking “Where’ve you been?”  After too long a hiatus, our first New Year’s Resolution is to re-start our blog!  We promise this is one resolution we’ll keep!  No promises on the other resolutions though…  We promise more consistent blog posts on equipment, AT issues, accessibility, and so […]

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