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Over the past 5 years, we have written about many technologies that can help people with disabilities use a cellphone independently. In the coming months, we thought we would bring it all together for you, to eventually create a reference guide for cellphone assistive technology. In the last post, we will provide you with a collective document that…

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It’s time to think about going back to school.  There are the typical supplies needed: pencils, paper, calculators, binders, homework folders, etc.  If a student is entering junior high, there are many other things to consider: use of lockers, changing of classes, and implementation of new rules.  What if a student needs to use a…

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In the upcoming weeks we will continue our series in the area of assistive technology (AT) and adaptions for smart phones and basic cell phones for people with disabilities in the areas of physical, speech, hearing, vision or cognition. Last week in Part 1 we discussed accommodations for speech.  In this blog, Part 2, we…

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ND Assistive partners with AT4ALL to provide a database where we can list all of the equipment we have in our short-term equipment trial program and equipment reuse program. Through this database, you can: • List your used equipment to sell, trade or donate • Search for available used assistive technology • Place want ads…

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Access the Short-Term Equipment Trial Program North Dakota residents are welcome to take part in the Short-Term Equipment Trial Program, a service that lets those with disabilities explore the assistive technology (AT) available. Whether you want to try equipment before your buy it, or need to replace an AT device that is being repaired, the…

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We want you to know what your assistive technology (AT) equipment options are, and to be comfortable with them. Our demonstration centers, located in Fargo and Mandan, are available to all North Dakota residents, whether you are in need of AT yourself, or if it is for a family member or client. Learn about the…

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It’s crazy to think that school is starting so soon; already we see all the stores with their Back to School Supplies Sales and Supply Lists. So basically in a month, many schools in North Dakota will be in full swing.  I came across a website of a nonprofit organization, Understood, that looks interesting.  Their…

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