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EnableMart & School Health - Special Education
Salt Lake City, Utah
EnableMart was founded over a decade ago to utilize the power of the web to make Assistive Technology easier to find and more affordable. EnableMart became the catalyst to bring together consumers and manufacturers of Assistive Technology products. EnableMart is now part of School Health Corporation. Go to https://www.enablemart.com/new-look for more information.
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by Dr. Raymond Heipp Any birthday is a cause for celebration. But a 100thbirthday, that is a cause for ceremonial jubilee! I was honored to attend the 100th birthday celebration for occupational therapy at the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at Let's Blog Ability
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Crush, Pinch, and Grip Your Way To Better Hand Health by Gabriel Ryan TheraBand Hand Exercisers are small resistance balls that fit in the palm of your hand. These exercisers can be used to strengthen your grip, increase hand mobility,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2017 at Let's Blog Ability
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by Dr. Raymond Heipp The annual Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) conference is an event that always reinvigorates my support for those with differing abilities. Each year I try to focus on areas in which I have the most questions.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2017 at Let's Blog Ability
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Have you ever been frustrated that items slip out of reach or move around when you need them to stay put? The easy-to-clean, light-weight and flexible GRIP Activity Pad may be the solution you need! Having used many non-skid pads... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2016 at Let's Blog Ability
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The switches with names that excite the taste buds and entice users with their marvelous features. There are many switches on the market for people who need alternate ways to access their computers, tablets, toys or games, and other daily... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2015 at Let's Blog Ability
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Our featured blog writer Gabe Ryan was invited to speak about his experiences throughout his educational and professional career. Gabe has used a wheelchair since he was three years old and is an experienced user of assistive technology tools. Some... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2015 at Let's Blog Ability
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Special Tomato, offering special needs products taking the "Dis" from "Disability". Read below to find out how the company got its start, and its unique name. Carrie Bergeron was born in 1976 to Tim and Peggy Berrgeron. Carrie was their... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2015 at Let's Blog Ability
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Joint Guidance on the Federal Laws The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division have recently released some joint guidance materials related to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at Let's Blog Ability
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EnableMart sponsored an educational webinar with Dr. Alasdair King, Director of Claro Software. Dr. King shows webinar viewers different aspects of the ClaroRead software and highlights how easy it is to change settings and use the built in tools. This... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at Let's Blog Ability
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EnableMart sponsored an educational webinar with Gordy Rogers, M.S. CCC-SLP, Chief Scientific Officer of Articulate Technologies Inc. Gordy shares an overview of Speech Buddies and he explains how this tool is a solution to deliver tactile feedback to train correct... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Let's Blog Ability
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EnableMart sponsored an educational webinar with Dave Wilkerson, HIMS Education Specialist. Dave explains the best uses for the E-bot Video Magnifier and considerations for selecting the best model to fit your needs. Having personally used interactive magnifiers, enlarged print through... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at Let's Blog Ability
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EnableMart sponsored an educational webinar with Tom Jakobs, MS, PE and President of InvoTek Inc. Tom provides an overview and explanation of key considerations when selecting tools to help people with limited hand movement access computers tablets and other similar... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Let's Blog Ability
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EnableMart sponsored an educational webinar with Linda Siciliano, CCC-SLP and President of Creative Speech Products. Linda provides an overview and demonstration of a product she created called Teddy Talker. Read a few highlights from the webinar about Teddy Talker below:... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at Let's Blog Ability
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The Tecla Shield DOS is a wireless device that can connect your iOS or Android devices to adapted switches. This device can be operated by using one or more switches, or even by the controls of a power wheelchair. I... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2014 at Let's Blog Ability
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During a recent EnableMart Webinar, Nuance Communication Inc. representatives Melissa Henry and David Pashayan shared an overview and demonstration of Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice recognition software. "Nuance is committed to really changing how people interact with technology, but we really want... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Let's Blog Ability
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AbleNet switches and communication devices come with four different color switch tops. In "The mystery of the missing key" these tops are used as a hiding place. It's a game for at least three players. The game can be adapted... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2014 at Let's Blog Ability
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Thank you to Brenda Pierce, Low Vision Therapist - Utah State Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired (DSBVI) Low Vision Center for contributing to this blog post and for coordinating the CCTV donation. Mr. Wendall Hansen is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2014 at Let's Blog Ability
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This article offers an overview of the benefits provided by reading pens, as well as a chart that compares the target audience and best uses of different models of reading pens. Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2013 at Let's Blog Ability
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Read Below for a Summary of Tips from Expert Resources Choosing the right Augmentative and Alternative Communication Device (AAC Device) gives the power to communicate to someone who otherwise finds it difficult to communicate using speech or writing. Every person... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2013 at Let's Blog Ability
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Macular degeneration is a condition which causes the loss of central vision. Read how EnableMart's adaptive devices can help you maintain your lifestyle despite macular degeneration. Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2013 at Let's Blog Ability
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Handheld video magnifiers offer a wide range of features that improve on the performance of old-fashioned magnifying glasses. This guide will help EnableMart shoppers to find the model that is right for them. Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2013 at Let's Blog Ability
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Looking for a way to remediate speech disorders more quickly? Here is an honest review of a new speech remediation technique by an SLP. This blog was written by guest blogger Pat Mervine, M.A., CCC-SLP. Pat is a speech/language pathologist... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2013 at Let's Blog Ability
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The National Eye Institute (NEI) offers an excellent free booklet and video with information for people suffering vision loss. Titled Living With Low Vision, this resource offers basic information, helpful advice, and personal stories. Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2013 at Let's Blog Ability
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AMDI’s communications devices allow individuals with speech difficulties to press a button to play recorded messages. A wide variety of communicator models are available to fit each individual’s needs. Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2013 at Let's Blog Ability
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Explore the features of the Clarity Fortissimo hands-free speakerphone, designed for seniors and mobility challenged individuals. Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2013 at Let's Blog Ability