5 Articles You Don't Want to Miss This Week 1

By Valerie Martin
on April 15, 2016

5 Articles You Don't Want to Miss This Week 1

5 Articles You Don't Want to Miss This Week 1

 

Welcome to the first edition of EazyHold Weekly – a weekly round up of five articles from the past week.

We shared a few helpful articles about assistive technology and how it can help those in need of assistance. 

Take a look and let us know what you think.

Inspiring Low Tech Assistive Technology

Looking for a Universal Hand Grip for Infants?

What Is Assistive Technology?

10 Assistive Technology Devices for Seniors

Assistive Technology In the Garden

We hope you enjoyed this edition of EazyHold Weekly, and wish you a happy weekend!

Looking for a Universal Hand Grip for Infants?

By Merrily Mellin
on April 15, 2016

Looking for a Universal Hand Grip for Infants?

Infants need to explore and experience the world around them to develop both their understanding and motor skills.

Sometimes objects can be more difficult than others, so we've created universal hand grips that help accelerate or assist your infant as he or she explores.

Learn more about our universal hand grips for infants and enjoy watching your child excel.

Inspiring Low Tech Assistive Technology

By Chris Rice
on April 14, 2016

Inspiring Low Tech Assistive Technology

The world of low-tech assistive technology is booming!

Whether you have a disability, you have arthritis, or you're simply looking for an easier way to do things, you'll find this collection of ideas helpful. 

View board on Pinterest.

 

10 Assistive Technology Devices for Seniors

By Valerie Martin
on April 14, 2016

10 Assistive Technology Devices for Seniors

Assistive technology helps people of all age groups, including everyone from young children to elders. For those in need of medical care or assistance, assistive technology is here to help.

The three most common types of assistive tech that helps elders stay home, and out of the hospital, including the following

  • Medical alerts
  • Monitoring systems
  • Medication management

Full article at Huffington Post

Assistive Technology in the Classroom

By Merrily Mellin
on April 13, 2016

Assistive Technology in the Classroom

Assistive technology is streamlining the process of learning for children with a range of disabilities.

This provides children with the needs they require to learn alongside their peers, which can reduce the need for intrusive differences in schedules. Assistive technology for the classroom also benefits teachers improve their ability to teach.

"New and improved assistive devices are being developed all the time. With a little online research, teachers and parents can find a device to help students with special needs reach every bit of their potential."

Full article at Education World.

Assistive Technology Helps Students with Autism

By Kerry mellin
on April 13, 2016

Assistive Technology Helps Students with Autism

Assistive Technology Helps Students with Autism

The development of assistive technology has come a long way. Today, some assistive tech aims to help children in the classroom.

"In addition to helping children with physical disability, some assistive technology is designed to assist kids with autism spectrum disorder ( ASD ), which often encompasses a range of social impairments, including repetitive behavior and communication deficits."

Assistive tech for teachers can play an important role in effectively handling the range of needs required by their students, which allows them to include and teach their class effectively.

Full article at Huffington Post.

Top 3 Ways Assistive Technology Helps In The Classroom

By Chris Rice
on April 12, 2016

Top 3 Ways Assistive Technology Helps In The Classroom

Top 3 Ways Assistive Technology Helps In The Classroom

Assistive technology is helping students with disabilities in a variety of ways. The top three most efficient features assistive technology is helping in the classroom includes the following:

  • Text-to-speech
  • Sensory screen readers
  • Alternative input devices

"On-screen keyboards are another area of input technology that is providing K-12 learners with disabilities better use of computers and mobile devices for learning."

Take a look to learn more.

Full article at Huffington Post

Assistive Technology In the Garden

By Valerie Martin
on April 12, 2016

Assistive Technology In the Garden

Assistive Technology In the Garden

Assistive technology has made its way into the garden.

This helpful garden bench doubles as a kneeling page when flipped upside down, as well as a telescoping hoe and rake.

"Gibson is sitting aboard a rolling swivel chair and holding a wide handled shovel designed specifically for women."

The ingenuity behind assistive technology is revolutionary for those who experience a disability keeping them from doing the things they love.

Full article at Boothbay Register

What Is Assistive Technology?

By Merrily Mellin
on April 11, 2016

What Is Assistive Technology?

What Is Assistive Technology?

We live in a very exciting time.

A time in which technology evolves every day, and not just in a way that benefits those interested in the latest gadgets. It evolves in a way that helps people in need of special assistance achieve more and more despite certain disabilities.

This is assistive technology.

What Is Assistive Technology?

Assistive technology is an umbrella term that includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities.

To learn more about what assistive technology is and how it's helping those with disabilities, take a look at the article below.

Full article at Guam Daily

Hands-On Interaction with Latest Assistive Technologies at CSUN

By Kerry mellin
on April 14, 2015

Hands-On Interaction with Latest Assistive Technologies at CSUN

Hands-On Interaction with Latest Assistive Technologies at CSUN

CSUN has made an effort to assist those with disabilities as far back as 1961, and they continue to do so with their annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference.

The CSUN Conference attracts thousands of people every year, as it provides hands-on interaction with the latest assistive technologies from around the world.

"Exhibitions in the Great Hall allowed hands-on interaction with the newest assistive technologies, from smartphone applications to 3-D printing technologies, and workshop sessions allowed more in-depth training on specific topics."

Full article at CSUN Shine Today

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