Do-It-Yourself Designs for Daily Living
How older Americans are reimagining household objects from soap to straws to make their lives easier.
Teacher Hack: Pool-Noodle Card Holders - The Brown Bag Teacher
Hello friends! If you are a regular reader, you know we love games in our classroom – especially card games. It’s the perfect opportunity to practice core math and reading skills under the pretense of fun! 🙂 With my 1st graders, the struggle of handling the playing cards is REAL. Most of the time, the...
Expandable Door Hinge
The door swings completely out of the way, adding 2" of valuable clearance. All hardware included; set of 2 hinges. Brass-plated steel, 2" x 3 ".
This device was created at a low cost for individuals who cannot use their upper extremities due to amputations, weakness, or fine motor coordination deficits.
New cooking aid developed for arthritis sufferers
Queensland University of Technology student Ching-Hao Hsu has designed a device to help rheumatoid arthritis sufferers get a better grip on hot cookware
Low Tech Assistive Technology: MacGyver Inspired - Handwriting is Fun! Blog
Assistive Technology, designed by an OT, can turn broken paintbrushes, foam, and corrugated plastic into functional adaptive tools.
Goals to Support AAC Use
When a student is provided an AAC device, the next part is to think about, how do we teach it? How do we support it? How do we write goals in the IEP? Remembering that goals must be specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely, when it comes to AAC, we must also consider that who, what, when, where and how. Who does our student need to communicate with? What do they need to be able to communicate for? When do they communicate? Where do they go in their lives? How are they going to…
Dot - A Braille Smart Watch For Blind People - Assistive Technology Blog
By now we know that smart watches have sort of become a way of life for many people. Meant to be a companion for your smart phone, there are lots of conveniences a smart watch brings like time, email & phone notifications, steps taken, appointments, alarms, etc. But how good is a smart watch for someone who cannot see? A startup in South Korea is developing a smart watch that has a Braille face instead of a regular screen. “Dot” does what every other smart watch does, except that it displays…
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