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Five Assistive Devices to Improve Digital Access

May 20, 2021

Today — May 20th — is the 10th annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). To celebrate GAAD, our Makers Making Change program highlights some of the open source devices in our assistive device library that can help you access computers, smartphones, and tablets.

A person using a smartphone with one hand while typing on a laptop with the other

Egenda: A Virtual Agenda App

May 14, 2021

Paper agendas are a great way to stay organized, but for a lot of students, working with paper is not always ideal. App-based agendas are much more accessible, and they give students with learning disabilities the ability to take advantage of built in features such as speech-to-text, text-to-speech, etc.

A woman holding up two signs, one with a happy emoji and one with a sad emoji. A child points at the happy face

I Can Communicate!

April 23, 2021

I Can Communicate! is available for Android smartphones and tablets. The main advantage of this free app is that users are not required to buy any additional hardware.

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