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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. New Adaptive Mouse: The AdMouse! — June 25, 2015
  2. New iPad and Mobile Device Mounts Available for Rent from IPAT: Part 3 — June 4, 2015
  3. New iPad and Mobile Device Mounts Available for Rent from IPAT: Part 2 — May 21, 2015
  4. New iPad and Mobile Device Mounts Available for Rent from IPAT: Part 1 — May 12, 2015
  5. Accessible Smart Home Systems: Lowe’s Iris — April 6, 2015

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Jun 25 2015

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New Adaptive Mouse: The AdMouse!

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Computer/tablet access can be difficult for people with Parkinson’s, Cerebral Palsy, arthritis, and other physical disabilities, so at IPAT we are always looking for new and better assistive technologies to aid in this endeavor.  Recently we tried the AdMouse, a plug’n’play mouse from Branco. This adapted pointing device allows one to perform all of the same …

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Jun 04 2015

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New iPad and Mobile Device Mounts Available for Rent from IPAT: Part 3

My last two posts discussed four different mounts that we have available for rent here at IPAT.  Here is a Mount Comparison Chart to make choosing one a little easier. If you would like to rent one, please call 1-800-895-4728 or go to IPAT’s AT4ALL website. Mounts Part 1 Mounts Part 2

May 21 2015

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New iPad and Mobile Device Mounts Available for Rent from IPAT: Part 2

RJ Cooper’s Extension Arms and Tablet Holders

Last month in Part One we talked about two mobile device mounts new to the IPAT equipment loan library, Modular Hose and the Latitude Mount. Here are two more mounting systems,equally as interesting, that can be attached to a bed, wheelchair or table. These are new to our IPAT Equipment Loan Library and available for rent …

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May 12 2015

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New iPad and Mobile Device Mounts Available for Rent from IPAT: Part 1

Front view-iPad mounted to Latitude mount

Looking for a new mount to make that iPad or new Android tablet accessible for someone to use while in a wheelchair, bed, or table?  Here are some mounts that just might do the trick.  These are new to our IPAT Equipment Loan Library and available for rent by going to the IPAT AT4All website or by calling 1-800-895-4728. Stay …

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Apr 06 2015

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Accessible Smart Home Systems: Lowe’s Iris

Many of us view smart home technologies such as the Nest or the Phillips Hue, as cool, fun, and made for the “person who has everything”. For people with severe physical disabilities such as quadriplegia, however, technologies such as these may be a necessity and the only way that they can control their environment. The majority of these …

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Mar 26 2015

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Have your Text and Read it Too!

Do you have a reading disability and want to be able to easily read text on the go? Here are two apps that have built-in Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and allow you to take a picture of text and have it read back to you-Prizmo and ClaroSpeak Plus. Both of these apps run on the Apple iOS mobile …

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Mar 10 2015

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Landline Not Required! Use Your Favorite Amplified, Emergency, and Mobility Phones-Part One

What do you do if the best phone that works for your needs was made for a landline and you only have cellphone service? At IPAT, we work with many people who need specialty landline phones in the areas of amplification, no-fee emergency pendants,  and phones for people with physical needs , but they only own a cellphone.  Bluetooth …

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Mar 05 2015

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Save Dollars and Try AT Before you Buy!

Will that iPad work to magnify text for my Grandma?  I wonder if that alternative joystick will work for my child to access the computer? Answer questions like these by renting assistive technology (AT) from IPAT first.  It makes so much sense to try AT before you spend the dollars to purchase it, and IPAT has …

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Feb 23 2015

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Safely Bathing Again with the Push of a Remote and P4P!

Getting in and out of the bathtub can be a huge safety issue and an impossibility for people with certain physical disabilities and illnesses.  In many situations, walk-in bathtubs such as this one from Home Depot, may be the first solution that comes to mind.  These may be the answer for some, but one has to consider the cost …

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Feb 03 2015

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Computing Quickly and Accurately for the First Time!

Type….type….delete…delete…type…DELETE…type. This is what composing a simple email was like for Erik before he found out about computer adaptations that could help him.  He had been using a computer for years, however, lately due to aging, arthritis and the fact he has cerebral palsy,  accessing the computer became more of an exercise in futility. Erik …

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