Assistive technology Blog Author

IPAT Approved!

Here at IPAT we are continually trying our best to learn about the lasted and greatest assistive technology services and solutions. One way we stay up to date on new devices and services is through other amazing assistive technology blogs, and the Assistive Technology Blog is one of my favorites! Authored by Venkat Rao, the blog explores…
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Tyler Schwab

Amazing Graduation Speech By Century High School (Bismarck, North Dakota) Senior, Tyler Schwab!

Tyler Schwab, 2016 graduate of Century High School in Bismarck, ND used his Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) to deliver a powerful graduation speech for his fellow classmates, friends, and family. Click here to watch Tyler’s Speech Congratulations Tyler! IPAT wishes you well in your future endeavors! Tyler in the news: WDAY News Coverage KFYR News Coverage

smartphone magnifier stand

Turn A Smartphone Into A Handheld Electronic Magnifier For Under $2.00!

Handheld electronic magnifiers are amazing tools that provide users with clear digital magnification for reading, writing, and more. Within them is software which allows users to adjust the contrast and colors of whatever they are better trying to see. Below is a video demonstrating a handheld electronic magnifier. How to turn a smartphone or tablet…
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Simple Music Players in all 3 colors

An Easy Music Player And Radio For People With Dementia And Beyond!

A few weeks ago I was tasked to find a simple music player for an individual with dementia.  My search lead me to two wonderful devices that may work for her and many other people. Simple Music Player This device allows the user to stop and start music simply by lifting/lowering a switch.  Music tracks can also be…
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NextAlert ONE Button Emergency 911 Only Mobile Cell Phone

Medical Alert Buttons You Can Use Anywhere With NO Monthly Charges!

Emergency medical alert systems give individuals independence and a sense of security by providing a gateway to help if the need ever arises. Many people with disabilities and those experiencing the effects of aging use emergency medical alerting systems everyday so they can live the life they want to while taking responsibility for their own…
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