Jeannie Krull

Author's details

Name: Jeannie Krull
Date registered: December 3, 2012
URL: http://www.ndipat.org

Biography

Jeannie Krull is an Assistive Technology Coordinator with IPAT. She is an ASHA certified speech/language pathologist and a RESNA certified Assistive Technology Professional, who has worked with people with disabilities of all ages since 1991.

Latest posts

  1. Watchminder: Get Personalized Vibrating Reminders Without a Smartphone! — January 28, 2016
  2. Any.Do: New Updates that Further Help Organization! — January 6, 2016
  3. Technology to Help Us with our Technology: Vivosmart! — December 21, 2015
  4. A New Way to Give to IPAT this December! — December 15, 2015
  5. Trouble Writing in Forms? Let the ScanWritr App Help! — December 10, 2015

Author's posts listings

Jan 28 2016

Watchminder: Get Personalized Vibrating Reminders Without a Smartphone!

Setting a personalized alarm

Last month I wrote about a smartwatch and its ability to provide discreet vibrating reminders, which help people with ADHD, Autism, Traumatic Brain Injury, and more.  Today we are going to talk about a watch that provides reminders without a computer, tablet, or smartphone, the Watchminder. The Watchminder can provide up to 30 reminders per day and …

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Jan 06 2016

Any.Do: New Updates that Further Help Organization!

In March, 2013, I wrote about an app called Any.do, which is a powerful task management system.  The company has recently made some great upgrades to this app, including the addition of a new integrated calendar app, Cal, both of which can help many people including those with memory and organizational difficulties.  Many of these upgrades are free; however, the …

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Dec 21 2015

Technology to Help Us with our Technology: Vivosmart!

Vivosmart on Standby

Smartphones can be a great tool for many people to help them remember to do things, stay on task, and organize their lives. These mobile devices can make self-management possible for many people, especially those with brain injury, PTSD, autism, ADHD, and many other disabilities where self management is affected. But what happens when you need help managing the …

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Dec 15 2015

A New Way to Give to IPAT this December!

l! Looking for a way to give this December that will impact many people for generations to come? Give to IPAT through the new Judie Lee Assistive Technology Endowment Fund! This fund was established in honor of Judie Lee, IPAT’s founder and past CEO, and will ensure that IPAT will be able to help people for decades to come. Due …

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Dec 10 2015

Trouble Writing in Forms? Let the ScanWritr App Help!

Do you have trouble filling out worksheets, tests and forms with handwriting due to fine motor issues, arthritis, dysgraphia, or other disabilities?  Is typing easier for you than writing? If you answered “YES” to either of these questions, then Scanwritr might be just what you need. Just like the Snaptype app that Peggy wrote about last year, the Scanwritr app allows one to take …

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Dec 03 2015

How’s your Phorm? A Tactile Morphing Keyboard/Case for the iPad!

Giving Hearts Day-Impact Give Back

For some, the ability to feel the keys when typing is a must, which can make using mobile devices very frustrating!  External Bluetooth keyboards and keyboard/cases are bulky and not that portable.  You pretty much need to use it on a table.  For this reason, I am very excited to try Phorm! Phorm provides a smooth …

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Nov 12 2015

Low Flat Fee Shipping! IPAT Equipment Rentals

Starting November 1, 2015, IPAT will start Flat Fee Shipping-just $5 covers shipping both ways!  In efforts to boost the use of the equipment rental program statewide, IPAT has lowered the shipping fees.  If you are in need of assistive technology equipment to try before you buy, please call 1-800-895-4728 to set up your loan or …

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Oct 28 2015

Let’s Play it Safe with AT for Cutting, Chopping, and Spreading!

Spreading Board with Spikes

Regardless if you have one hand or two, tremors from Parkinson’s, or other disabilities such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, being safe in the kitchen is a must.  Tasks such as cutting, chopping and spreading can be very difficult and unsafe when a person has physical disabilities that affect their fine motor skills. Fortunately there are several products …

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Oct 20 2015

Part 3-Visual Schedules and Task Managers: Apps for Autism and Beyond!

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It’s time for Part Three of Visual Schedule and Task Manager Apps!  Remember apps of this type may be very helpful for children and adults with disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and intellectual disabilities. All of the apps discussed in this series are available for rent on an iPad through IPAT. iPrompts The iPrompts app, from Handhold Adaptive, …

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Oct 06 2015

Time to Get Your Team: IPAT Pedaling for Possibilities 2016!

It is that time again to get your P4P bike teams up and pedaling!  We are at a new venue this year and are pretty excited that Courts Plus is sponsoring and providing a wonderful space for our event. In the past five years, dollars raised by bike teams, sponsors, and private donations have totaled …

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