West Virginia Assistive Technology Blog

Archive for May, 2016

Lego Debuts New Figure with Disability

LEGO has recently debuted their first character with a disability. This character depicts a boy who uses a wheelchair. This character made its debut at an international toy fair in Germany. This new character is the result of an online campaign called #ToyLikeMe. This campaign was started in order to urge LEGO to produce figures […]

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Beamz Classroom Interactive Music System

Beamz Classroom Interactive Music System is universally designed to allow both children and adults of all physical and learning abilities to make music. This device uses laser lights to detect movements made by users and emits music that corresponds to those movements. The Beamz system comes preloaded with songs from popular artists, including Justin Timberlake, […]

Low Tech Gadgets for your Vehicle

It’s fun to find low tech gadgets that can make life easier. Let’s explore some low tech assistive technology gadgets that can be useful for your vehicle. The Stander Car Caddie has a support handle with a strap that attaches to your window frame. You can grab onto the handle to help you get in […]

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